Rising Urbanists: Green Infrastructure for the 22nd Century
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College
695 Park Ave
New York, NY 10065
The City College of New York Student Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects invites students and professionals from architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, urban design, urban planning, sustainability, real estate, and related fields to attend a day-long symposium and charrette to identify opportunities and strategies to expand the scope of green infrastructure. This is an opportunity for the next generation of urbanist thinkers to catalyze an interdisciplinary and protracted approach to urban design.
Keynote / 9:30-10:15 a.m.
Mark A. Focht, Deputy Commissioner / Chief Operating Officer, NYC Parks
Panel 1: How Can We Design Green Infrastructure with Greater Impact? / 10:30 - 12:00 p.m.
- Rebecca Hill, RAFT
- David Seiter, Future Green Studio
- Alex Renner, E-Design
- Thomas Reeves, FXFOWLE
- Moderator: Andrew Lavallee, SiteWorks
BYO Brown Bag Lunch / 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Panel 2: How Can Green Infrastructure Engage More People and Places? / 1:00-2:30 p.m.
- Shaun O'Rourke, Green Infrastructure Director, The Trust for Public Land
- Jason Smith, Biodiversity Ecologist, NY Dept. of Environmental Protection
- Lindsey Campbell, USDA Forest Service, NYC Urban Station
- ThomasRainer, Co-author, Plantingina Post-Wild World
- Moderator: Andrew Lavallee, Site Works
Gowanus Blue Charette: Designing For Zero CSOs in the Gowanus Canal Watershed
Introduction / 2:45 - 3:15 p.m.
Andrea Parker, Executive Director, Gowanus Canal Conservancy
Workshop / 3:15 - 4:15 p.m.
Break into interdisciplinary groups to address design challenge
Conclusion / 4:15 - 5:00 p.m.
Presentation of designs and final remarks
Professionals: $25 (3 LA CES credits offered)
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