AIA New York Chapter


Center for Architecture

Ratensky Lecture: Jonathan Rose on Green Urban Solutions

Monday, 11/03/2008, 5:30–8:00pm
Reception: 5:30 PM / Program: 6:00 PM

Join us for the 2008 Ratensky Lecture by Jonathan Rose of Jonathan Rose Companies LLC.

Jonathan F. P. Rose is being honored for significant contributions to green affordable housing at the local, regional and national levels. Mr. Rose is the founder of Jonathan Rose Companies, a real estate, planning, development and investment firm whose work has been recognized by numerous awards. A leading green urban solutions provider, the companyís mission Is to repair the fabric of communities. Creating new models of green affordable housing through a collaborative team approach with non-for-profits, community groups, and creative professionals is central to the firmís commitment to achieving innovative, vibrant, healthy, mixed-use communities.

The annual Ratensky Lecture was initiated by the AIA New York Chapter in honor of Samuel Ratensky (1910-1972), an architect and housing official who was responsible for major housing initiatives in the city from 1946 to 1972, and who served as a mentor to the many architects who worked in his programs. The lecture series honors individuals who, like Sam Ratensky, have made significant lifetime contributions to the advancement of housing and community design.

Welcome:
James McCullar, FAIA, President, AIA New York
Rick Bell, FAIA, Executive Director, AIA New York
Introduction: Carmi Bee, FAIA, Pricipal, RKT&B Architects

Speaker: Jonathan Rose, Jonathan Rose Companies, LLC
Organized by: AIA New York Housing Committee
Location: Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place (Directions)
Price: Free
CES LUs: 1.5, CES HSW: 1.5

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