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Sun 09.16.2012

Freedom of Assembly: Public Space Today, Part 3


When: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Where: At The Center   

One year following the start of the Occupy Wall Street movement, and a public debate of the function of open space in cities around the globe and nation, the question of the definition and design of public space today continues. In this third public space symposium, a group of individuals representing design, planning, and civic organizations will continue the conversation of the parameters and criteria for the design and use of the public and publicly accessible environment.

Organized by the Center for Architecture, City College of New York School of Architecture, and Pratt Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment.

Cost: Free

11:00 – 11:30am     Coffee and informal discussion
11:30am – 1:00pm  Speaker presentations
1:00 – 1:15pm          Break
1:15 – 2:30pm          Panel, Q&A
2:30 – 3:00pm          Refreshments

Rick Bell, FAIA, Executive Director, American Institute of Architects New York Chapter
Lynne Elizabeth, Director, New Village Press

David Burney, FAIA, Commissioner, New York City Department of Design and Construction

Roland Anglin, Faculty Fellow, Director and Associate Research Professor, The Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies, Rutgers University
Joan Byron, Director of Policy, Pratt Center for Community Development
Daniel Latorre, VP, Digital Placemaking, Project for Public Spaces
Signe Nielsen, FASLA, Principal, Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects
Michael Pyatok, FAIA, Principal, Pyatok Architects, Inc.
Quilian Riano, Founder, DSGN AGNC

Closing Remarks:
Ron Shiffman, FAICP, Professor, Pratt Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment
Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, ACSA, Distinguished Professor in the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at The City College of New York


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