Calendar of Events

Mon 03.28.2016

Oculus Book Talk "Vertical Urban Factory"

AIA CES: 1.5 LU | 1.5 HSW

When: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM MONDAY, MARCH 28

Where: At The Center   

Please join us for a discussion with Nina Rappaport about her new book, Vertical Urban Factory.
Following her presentation, Nina will be joined by architect and planner Damon Rich for a discussion on the themes of the book.
Vertical Urban Factory looks at both contemporary and modernist factory designs in urban settings and demonstrates how modern factories can be integrated into a city environment while being smaller, greener and more efficient. Building on research from an exhibition of the same name that originally opened in 2011, Nina Rappaport explores old and new design techniques for the construction, mechanization, and operation of vertical factories that contribute to a vital urban environment. For more information about Vertical Urban Factory please visit
Nina Rappaport, publications director at Yale School of Architecture; director of the project/think tank The Vertical Urban Factory
Damon Rich, Planning Director and Chief Urban Designer for the City of Newark, New Jersey
Price: Free for AIA members and students with valid student ID; $10 for non-members
Organized by: AIANY Oculus Committee
About Oculus Book Talks:
Each month, the AIANY Oculus Committee presents a Book Talk at the Center for Architecture. Each Oculus Book Talk highlights a recent publication on architecture, design, or the built environment — presented by the author. The Book Talks are a forum for dialogue and discussion, and copies of the publications are available for sale and signing.
Upcoming Oculus Book Talks
Tuesday, April 19, 6-8pm
Monday, May 9, 6-8pm


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