The conference is presented in partnership with The Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute, Baruch College, City University of New York, the APA New York Metro Chapter, and the ASLA New York Chapter. The discussions will feature a keynote address at 9:15am by Robert Ivy, FAIA, Executive Vice President and CEO, the American Institute of Architects (AIA).
The conference will draw upon the expertise of recognized leaders to examine the ongoing efforts of government agencies, private enterprise, and civic organizations that have been engaged in the design, creation, and development of the World Trade Center site and the surrounding area of Lower Manhattan. More information after the break.
Panel Participants Speakers at Lower Manhattan Rising include: Robin Abrams, Executive Vice President, The Lansco Corporation; Michael Arad, AIA, partner, Handel Architects, designer of the September 11 Memorial Plaza; John Bayles, Editor, Downtown Express; Rick Bell, FAIA, Executive Director, AIANY; Elizabeth Berger, President, Alliance for Downtown New York; Robert W. Burchell, PhD, Director, Center for Urban Policy Research, Rutgers University; Bob Ducibella, principal, Ducibella, Venter & Santore, Security Advisors; Craig Dykers, AIA, MNAL, Snøhetta; Bruce Fowle, FAIA, Senior Partner, FXFOWLE Architects LLP; Timur Galen, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs; Alex Garvin, senior principal, Alexander Garvin & Associates, Inc.; Paul Goldberger, architecture critic, The New Yorker; Ernest W. Hutton, FAICP, Assoc. AIA, Hutton Associates Inc./Planning Interaction; Robert Ivy, FAIA, EVP & CEO, American Institute of Architects; Cathleen McGuigan, editor in chief, Architectural Record; Daniel Libeskind, AIA, principal, Studio Daniel Libeskind; Julie Menin, Chair, Community Board 1, Lower Manhattan; Jack S. Nyman, director, the Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute; Morgan von Prelle Pecelli, PhD, Director of Development, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council; Sam Schwartz, PE, principal, Sam Schwartz Engineering; Donna Walcavage, ASLA, principal, Donna Walcavage Landscape Architecture & Urban Design; John E. Zuccotti, Co-Chairman of the Board, Brookfield Properties Corporation.
Panels – speakers will have approximately 6-8 minutes for remarks, followed by panel discussion and Q&A from the audience.
9:45 – 11:00am – The New 24-Hour Community: Residential/Culture/Retail Moderator: John Bayles Panelists: Julie Menin; Robin Adams; Morgan von Prelle Pecelli
11:15am – 12:45pm – Lower Manhattan Real Estate: Downtown Economy 2021 Moderator: Rick Bell Panelists: John E. Zuccotti; Bob Burchell; Timur Galen; Liz Berger
2:00 – 3:30pm – Architectural Excellence: Building Design for a New Future Moderator: Paul Goldberger Panelists: Bruce Fowle; Daniel Libsekind; Michael Arad; Craig Dykers
3:30 – 5:00pm – Urban Design: Transportation, Security and the Public Realm Moderator: Cathleen McGuignan Panelists: Alex Garvin; Sam Schwartz; Bob Ducibella; Donna Walcavage