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November 15, 2012

Superstorm Sandy Fundraiser & Discussion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press contact & RSVP: Daniel Fox, 212.358.6114, dfox@aiany.org

MEDIA ALERT: AIA New York Chapter and Center for Architecture Foundation Holding Superstorm Sandy Fundraiser & Discussion

This fundraiser will feature thoughtful discussion between leaders in disaster resilience design.

DATE:
TONIGHT, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2012
TIME: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY 10012

ADMISSION: Event is open to the public; suggested donation: $10

All contributions will be donated to the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City to support Superstorm Sandy relief efforts.

Moderator: Michael Kimmelman
, Chief Architecture Critic, The New York Times

Speakers:

Cynthia Barton - Disaster Housing Plan Manager, NYC Office of Emergency Management (OEM)
Stephen Cassell, AIA, LEED AP - Principal, Co-Founder, Architecture Research Office (ARO)
Klaus Jacob - Geophysicist, Urban Environmental Disaster Expert, Columbia University (SIPA, EI/LDEO)
Rob Rogers, FAIA - Principal, Rogers Marvel Architects
Howard Slatkin - Director of Sustainability, NYC Department of City Planning
Donna Walcavage, FASLA, LEED AP - Principal/Vice President, AECOM

Organized by:
 AIA New York and the Center for Architecture Foundation

Supported by: AIANY Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee (DfRR) and the AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE)

ABOUT THE CENTER FOR ARCHITECTURE
The Center for Architecture is a destination for all interested in the built environment. It is home to the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter and the Center for Architecture Foundation, vibrant nonprofit organizations that provide resources to both the public and building industry professionals. Through exhibitions, programs, and special events, the Center aims to improve the quality and sustainability of the built environment, foster exchange between the design, construction, and real estate communities, and encourage collaborations across the city and globe. As the city’s leading cultural institution focusing on architecture, the Center drives positive change through the power of design. For more information, please visit http://www.aiany.org.

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