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GLOBAL Design NYU, a Project Blending Ecology, Architecture, and Urban Design, Launches with Exhibit, Symposia

May 6, 2011
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GLOBAL Design NYU, a New York University project that aims to transform architecture and urban design in ways that address environmental concerns, will launch with an exhibit (opening May 25) and symposium (May 26 and June 10), jointly titled “Elsewhere Envisioned,” in the Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts at NYU’s Gallatin School for Individualized Study (1 Washington Place at Broadway). 

The exhibit and symposium will be the first of their kind at NYU and will include presentations by internationally recognized firms such as Bjarke Ingels Group, Reiser + Umemoto, and renowned architects Sanford Kwinter and Hashim Sarkis.  

Admission is free and open to the general public for both events. RSVP by calling 212.998.7370 or emailing seach.laura@gmail.com. Subway lines: N, R (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place).  For a schedule of both symposia, click here.

GLOBAL Design NYU, which brings together designers, scholars, and innovators, showcases design research as it relates to visionary architecture, landscape architecture, urbanism, and ecological planning through exhibits and speaker series.

The project is headed by three Gallatin School faculty: Peder Anker, who authored From Bauhaus to Eco-House: A History of Ecological Design, among other works; Louise Harpman, a principal in the architecture firm Specht Harpman, named one of New York City's Top 100 architects and designers by New York magazine; and Mitchell Joachim, co-founder of Planetary ONE and Terreform ONE, nonprofit organizations and design groups that integrate ecological principles in urban areas.

 

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Press Contact: James Devitt | (212) 998-6808

GLOBAL Design NYU, a Project Blending Ecology, Architecture, and Urban Design, Launches with Exhibit, Symposium

GLOBAL Design NYU, a project that aims to transform architecture and urban design in ways that address environmental concerns, will launch with an exhibit (opening May 25) and symposium (May 26 and June 10), jointly titled “Elsewhere Envisioned,” in the Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts at NYU’s Gallatin School for Individualized Study.


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