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Chris Cooper to Speak on Panel for AIA NY Global Dialogues Series

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On Wednesday, October 4th, the New York chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA NY) will host a panel discussion titled "Displacements_Capital." The event, part of the Global Dialogues Continuing Education Series​, centers on the transformation of residential design in New York City.

SOM Director Chris Cooper​ and other panelists will discuss the rapid growth of the real estate sector in New York and explore how experimental design has redefined the identity of residential high-rise architecture.​​ Panelists will share insight on the international significance of New York City​ residential design, as well as on related local issues of economic equity and the effect these building designs will have on the long-term growth and health of the city.

In addition to Cooper, the panelists are: Bertram Beissel, Partner at Ateliers Jean Nouvel; ​Soo Chan Khian, Founder of SCDA Architects; Douglas Hacking, Partner at KPF; Satoshi Toyoda​, Partner at Rafael Viñ​oly Architects; and Neil Thelen, Founder of the Thelen Design Group. 

AIA NY Global Dialogues - Continuing Education Series

October 4, 2017
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

The Center for Architecture
536 LaGuardia Place
New York, New York

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