Project Team

Organized by:
The Center for Architecture is a leading cultural venue for architecture and the built environment in New York City, informed by the complexity of the City’s urban fabric and in dialogue with the global community. The Center for Architecture shares a home with the AIA New York Chapter and has the unique advantage of drawing upon the ideas and experiences of practicing architects to produce thought provoking exhibitions, informative public programs, and quality design education experiences for K-12 students.

With support from:
The IDC Foundation is the legacy of the Institute of Design and Construction. The Foundation provides grants to educational institutions in Greater New York City to advance research and the training of students in fields relating to architectural design, engineering, and building construction.

Academic Partner:
The NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate offers cutting-edge, globally focused curricula including a real estate bachelor’s degree, real estate and real estate development graduate degrees, a construction management graduate degree, real estate continuing education, and real estate executive education.

Media Partner:
Founded in 1891, Architectural Record is the #1 source for news and information about architecture and design. Throughout its 130 years, the award-winning publication has fostered readership among architecture, engineering, and design professionals by covering noteworthy and innovative projects in the United States and across the globe.

Conference report published by the NYU Urban Lab at the Schack Institute of Real Estate.

Organizing Committee:
Barry Bergdoll, Columbia University; Center for Architecture
Carol Loewenson, FAIA, Mitchell Giurgola Architects; Center for Architecture; IDC Foundation
Brian Loughlin, AIA, APA, Magnusson Architecture and Planning
Cathleen McGuigan, Hon. AIANY, Architectural Record; Center for Architecture
Benjamin Prosky, Assoc. AIA, AIA New York and the Center for Architecture
Hilary Sample, FAIA, Columbia GSAPP; MOS Architects
Ray Savino, IDC Foundation
Annie Tirschwell, Type A Projects; Center for Architecture


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