Want to pitch in on the Sandy recovery and get in touch with your design-y, wonk-y self? Then head over to the Center for Architecture in the Village tonight, where Michael Kimmelman will host a panel of experts to debate the future of the city after Superstorm Sandy. The event is free, but there is a suggested donation of $10. All proceeds will go to the Mayor’s Fund for New York, which has been raising money since the storm hit to help with the recovery effort. Full details below.
This fundraiser will feature thoughtful discussion between leaders in disaster resilience design.
DATE: TONIGHT, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2012
TIME: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY 10012
ADMISSION: Event is open to the public; suggested donation: $10
All contributions will be donated to the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City to support Superstorm Sandy relief efforts.
Moderator: Michael Kimmelman, Chief Architecture Critic, The New York Times
Cynthia Barton – Disaster Housing Plan Manager, NYC Office of Emergency Management (OEM)
Stephen Cassell, AIA, LEED AP – Principal, Co-Founder, Architecture Research Office (ARO)
Klaus Jacob – Geophysicist, Urban Environmental Disaster Expert, Columbia University (SIPA, EI/LDEO)
Rob Rogers, FAIA – Principal, Rogers Marvel Architects
Howard Slatkin – Director of Sustainability, NYC Department of City Planning
Donna Walcavage, FASLA, LEED AP – Principal/Vice President, AECOM
Organized by: AIA New York and the Center for Architecture Foundation
Supported by: AIANY Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee (DfRR) and the AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE)