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"Freedom of Assembly: Public Space Today" by AIA Panel

19:00 - 3 January, 2012
© david_shankbone - http://www.flickr.com/photos/shankbone/. Used under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/'>Creative Commons</a>
© david_shankbone - http://www.flickr.com/photos/shankbone/. Used under Creative Commons

On December 17, 2011, the New York Chapter of the AIA held a panel discussion about the Occupy Wall Street events that have spurred people from all over the country into political involvement.  The discussion featured nine panelists with introductory remarks from Lance Jay Brown and Michael Kimmelman and closing remarks by Ron Shiffman (all listed below).  It focused on aspects of the built environment, public spaces and how they reflect the way in which people assemble.

Follow us after the break for more about this discussion, including video.