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How is scaffolding used in response to emergency situations? Quickly deployed and configurable to myriad contexts, scaffolding performs a vital role in stabilizing damaged structures, constructing new shelters, and providing temporary forms of access. This discussion presents both local and international case studies in order to draw attention to and expand the possibilities of scaffolding as a tool to help mitigate crises and assist in disaster relief efforts.

This program is presented as part of Scaffolding on view at the Center for Architecture through January 18, 2018.

Illya Azaroff, AIA, Director of Design, +LAB Architect
Greg Barton,
Curator, Scaffolding
Michele Cyr, Ph.D., P.E., LEED AP,
Senior Associate. Thornton Tomasetti
Kevin Kennon, AIA, Founder, Kevin Kennon Architects

Cynthia Barton, Former Disaster Housing Recovery Program Manager, New York City Emergency Management Department

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Organized by
Center for Architecture
  • Underwriters
  • Patrons

    Elise Jaffe and Jeffrey Brown

  • Patrons Circle

    Amy Smith & John Berylson Charitable Foundation; FXFOWLE; Langan; New York University; Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects; Robert A.M. Stern Architects; Sciame; Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP; Zetlin & DeChiara.

    AKF Group; Capalino + Company; Ennead Architects LLP; Hill | West Architects; JFK&M Consulting Group; Kohn Pederson Fox; Mancini Duffy; Marvel Architects; Ricci Greene Associates; Riverside Builders; Shawmut Design & Construction; Silman; Studios Architecture.

    Eurostruct; Nick Jordache; Kelly Klein; Levien & Company; NADAAA; Jim Panichella; Benjamin Prosky; Jennifer Sage; Sharon Davis Design; Spacesmith; Thornton Tomasetti; Nick Villani; Henry Zachary.

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