November 29, 2017
by Justin Pascone
Image via Pixabay
Image via Pixabay

Tickets are still available for AIANY’s “Anticipating the Driverless City” on 12.01.17. The full-day symposium will bring together thought leaders from across New York City representing industry, government, design, and advocacy to discuss recommendations, strategies, and ideas that lead to the best outcomes for our citizens.  REGISTER NOW!

“Anticipating the Driverless City” is designed to help shape New York City’s discussion on urban transportation, support the growing network of thought leaders around urban mobility issues, and examine actionable strategies for government officials and urban designers. Continue here for a full agenda.

The symposium begins with the morning session at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts for a keynote presentation and in-depth panel discussions. The afternoon session, hosted at the neighboring Center for Architecture, includes interactive design charrettes, breakout sessions, exhibits, and presentations bringing together thinkers from across the city to develop actionable strategies to prepare for these emerging trends in urban mobility.

Tickets are $30 for AIA members (Use the promo code ‘AIAMEMBER’), $15 for students and $50 for the general public. All tickets are valid for both the morning and afternoon sessions.

Pulse Points

  • On 12.06.17, AIANY’s Architecture for Justice Committee is hosting “The Future of NYC Jails.” The event will include an overview of best practices for correctional facility planning and design, what plans to close Riker’s Island have been previously attempted, the vision in the recently published Independent Commission on New York City Criminal Justice and Incarceration Reform, and insights into the current plans by NYC for the future of the jail system and facilities. Register here.
  • Videos from “FitKids 2017,” held on 10.19.17, are now available. The half-day symposium brought together a cohort of leaders across education, health, and design to share ideas and strategies for creating quality, active, and playful spaces in schools and surrounding communities. Continue here to watch.
  • Videos from “Public Spaces, Social Movements,” held on 09.29.17, are now available. This year’s conference focused on the recent rise of civic demonstrations in NYC and explored how planning and design can shape our public discourse. Continue here to watch.



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