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2018-01-04 18:00:002018-01-04 20:00:00America/New_YorkResponsive Scaffolding: Emergency ReliefHow is scaffolding used in response to emergency situations?
Center for Architecture 536 LaGuardia Place New York NY 10012
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.
Speakers 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
Moderator Cynthia Barton, Former Disaster Housing Recovery Program Manager, New York City Emergency Management Department
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Center for Architecture
Elise Jaffe and Jeffrey Brown
Sponsors 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.
Friends 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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