Superstorm Sandy Symposium // October 14, 6-8pm, New York City

Superstorm Sandy Symposium // October 14, 6-8pm, New York City

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Oct 04, 2013
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Showcasing design professionals, academics and other nonprofits, the October 14th symposium will focus on local community's response and strategies for resiliency stemming from Superstorm Sandy. Introduced by our Regional Program Coordinator Brian Baer, presenters, including Regional Program Manager Rachel Minnery, will each discuss their organization's response for the first six months after the devastating storm and their strategy for the community's long-term resiliency.

Thanks to our co-organizers AIA New York Chapter Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee and the symposium's hosts, the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture, Cooper Union, the program will be a part of the month-long design and architecture festival, Archtober

The symposium is free and open to the public. Register here.

Location: Cooper Union, the Great Hall, Foundation Building, 7 East 7th Street (between Third and Fourth Avenues), New York City.

Time: Doors open 5.30pm

Participants include:

Illya Azaroff, AIA, Director of Design +LAB architects; Co-Chair, AIANY Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee;

Kevin Bone, FAIA, Professor, The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union; Director, The Cooper Union Institute for Sustainable Design; Principal, Bone/Levine Architects;

Timothy Boyland, AIA, Vengoechea + Boyland Architecture Urban Planning, LLP;

Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, DPACSA, AIANY 2014 President-Elect and Co-Chair, AIANY Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee;

Susan Chin, FAIA, Executive Director, Design Trust for Public Space;

Robert N. Lane, Senior Fellow for Urban Design, Regional Plan Association;

Rachel Minnery, AIA, LEED AP, Regional Program Manager, Hurricane Sandy Reconstruction, Architecture for Humanity;

Thaddeus Pawlowski, City of New York, Mayor's Office of Housing Recovery Operations;

Mary Rowe, Vice President, Managing Director Head, Global Urban Livability and Resilience, The Municipal Art Society of New York,.