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Paris/New York: 2 Metropoles -- Planning for Sustainability, Density, and InclusionCES: 6 LU, 6 HSW
When: 9:00 AM - 6:00 AM TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17
Where: At The Center
A day of lectures and panel discussions will present strategies of French and American urbanists in addressing challenges in transportation, densification, social housing and open space. The morning session will be dedicated to issues in Paris arising from the Grand Paris challenge. Urban designer and architect Alexandre Chemetoff will give the opening keynote, introducing a discussion with, among others, architects and professors David Mangin and Djamel Klouche. The afternoon will focus on New York with a panel including Alexandros Washburn (NYC Department of City Planning, Chief Urban Designer), Adrian Benepe (NYC Department of Parks & Recreation, Commissioner), Rohit Aggarwala (NYC Mayor’s Office of Long Term Planning and Sustainability, Director) and other speakers. Alexander Garvin (Yale University, Professor) will give the closing keynote. A reception to follow.
Organized by: French Cultural Services and AIA New York
"Paris/New York: 2 Metropoles" is part of the fall series "Architecture & Urban Policy: A French Season in New York" jointly organized by French Cultural Services, AIA New York, La Maison Française of New York University, AIANY Global Dialogues Committee, the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University, the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art and the Department of Architecture and Design, the Museum of Modern Art. Through January 2010, planners and policymakers from Paris and New York will convene to engage with the major challenges of contemporary urban planning.