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6/18/18

Events, People

SOM to Participate in AIA Conference on Architecture 2018

Image © Albert Vecerka | Esto

This year's AIA Conference on Architecture brings together designers from around the world to exchange ideas on a “Blueprint for Better Cities.” SOM will have a large presence at the three-day conference in New York City, with design leaders participating in more than 20 events, from site tours to discussions on topics including diversity, health, resilience, and more.

The conference features approximately 70 educational and networking events, including seminars, workshops, and a two-day Architecture Expo at the Javits Center. Below is a list of talks and tours featuring SOM speakers and projects from Wednesday, June 20th to Saturday, June 23rd. For specific locations and other information, see the full schedule.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

A Changing Financial District: Wall Street Becomes a Neighborhood 
10:00 a.m.–​12:30 p.m.
Senior architect Gary Ku and senior architect Sherry Xuan Yang

Critic's Tour: John Hill's Columbia and Barnard Campus Visit 
10:00 a.m.–​1:00 p.m.
Design Director Colin Koop

From Post Office to Transportation Hub: The New Moynihan Station
11:00 a.m.–​1:15 p.m.
Senior Consulting Design Partner Roger Duffy and Associate Director Jon Cicconi

Critic's Tour: John Hill's Columbia and Barnard Campus Visit
12:30–​3:30 p.m.
Director Carrie Moore and architectural designer Patrick Clare

World Trade Center Overview: History, Architecture, & Planning
12:30–​3:30 p.m.
Architect Nick Kahler and junior architectural designer Natasha Sanjaya

Models of Higher Education – The New School University Center Tour
12:30–​5:00 p.m.

A Changing Financial District: Wall Street Becomes a Neighborhood 
1:00–​3:15 p.m.
Senior architect Jennifer Grosso and senior architect William Eng

World Trade Center Overview: History, Architecture, & Planning 
3:00–​6:00 p.m.
Associate Rami Abou-Khalil and architectural designer Hanxiao Yang


Thursday, June 21, 2018

Critic's Tour: John Hill's Columbia and Barnard Campus Visit 
8:30–​11:30 a.m.
Associate Director Meredith Bostwick-Lorenzo Eiroa

Critic's Tour: Sam Lubell's Midcentury Modern Manhattan 
8:30–​11:00 a.m.
Associate Director Samuel O'Meara and senior architectural designer Tracey Coffin

The Waldorf Astoria: A New York City Landmark
8:45–​9:45 a.m.
Associate Director Frank E. Mahan

A Changing Financial District: Wall Street Becomes a Neighborhood 
9:00–​11:15 a.m.
Associate Director Thierry Landis and senior architect Amy Garlock

From Post Office to Transportation Hub: The New Moynihan Station 
9:30–​11:45 a.m.
Associate Director Jon Cicconi


Friday, June 22, 2018

Hudson Yards: Blueprint for a Megaproject
8:15–​11:45 a.m.
Managing Partner Kenneth A. Lewis

High Tech + High Design: Cornell Tech's Roosevelt Island Campus Tour
8:30–​11:30 a.m.
Associate Director Meredith Bostwick-Lorenzo Eiroa

Critic's Tour: Sam Lubell's Midcentury Modern Manhattan 
8:30–​11:00 a.m.
Director Olin McKenzie and senior architect Qiyao Li

From Post Office to Transportation Hub: The New Moynihan Station
9:30–​11:45 a.m.
Associate Director Jon Cicconi

Beyond Certification: Unleashing Resiliency in the Built Environment
10:30–​11:30 a.m.
Associate Director Arathi Gowda, Associate Director Martin Grinnell, and Associate Francesca R. Oliveira

Capitol Crossing, D.C.: Patching a Hole in the Urban Fabric
10:30–​11:30 a.m.
Director Kristopher Takács

A+ Session: Architectural Activism Then & Now
12:50–​1:30 p.m.
Associate Director Julia Murphy

Hudson Yards: Blueprint for a Megaproject 
1:30–​4:45 p.m.
Associate Director Frank E. Mahan
 

Saturday, June 23, 2018

World Trade Center Overview: History, Architecture, & Planning 
12:30–3:30 p.m.
Architectural designer Xian Chi and architectural designer Jicheng Shen

Design Snapshots: Award-winning Civic Projects
1:45–3:15 p.m.
Design Partner Brian Lee and Design Director Paul Danna

Incorporating Human Health into Materials Decisions 
1:45–3:15 p.m.
Design Director Colin Koop

A Changing Financial District: Wall Street Becomes a Neighborhood 
2:30–5:00 p.m.
Architectural designer Grete Grubelich and Ji Yoon Ahn

 

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