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2019-06-11 18:00:002019-06-11 20:00:00America/New_York_Destinations: LondonJoin us for the second event of AIANY’s Global Di
Center for Architecture 536 LaGuardia Place New York NY 10012
Jun 11, 2019
Tuesday, 6/11, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join us for the second event of AIANY’s Global Dialogues “_Destinations” series, bringing together some of the city’s most dynamic designers to discuss how they address and are inspired by the myriad of challenges and opportunities that London affords and what lessons these hold for designers practicing globally.
Global cities face a series of challenges that require evermore innovative design solutions from the designers working within them. From Mexico City to Mumbai and New York to Nanjing, cosmopolitan metropolises are confronted by climate change, shortage of quality affordable housing, and the need to create more meaningful and inclusive public spaces. Furthermore, cities are experiencing increases in immigration, the ongoing transformations from industrial to technological economies, and a need to continue to foster cultural, technological, and social innovation often against backdrops of rising populism and nationalism. Design is pulled between dual poles of the hyper-local and the super-global—solutions that are site-specific and emblematic of emerging paradigms. Global cities, global designers, global challenges—in 2019, the AIANY Global Dialogues Committee travels abroad, city by city, to explore how design is helping cities evolve.
Speakers: Richard Hyun Soo Kim, AIA, LEED AP, Director, Kohn Pedersen Fox Architects PC Benjamin Thomas Gilmartin, AIA, Partner, Diller Scofidio + Renfro Matthew Krissel, AIA, Partner, KieranTimberlake William Horgan, Int’l. Assoc. AIA, Partner, Grimshaw
Moderator: Beatrice Galilee, Associate Curator of Architecture & Design, Metropolitan Museum of Art
As a reminder, AIA National policy requires participants to attend the entire educational portion of an event to receive continuing education credits. We encourage all participants to arrive on time to comply with this policy.
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