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City Regenerative: Rebuilding the City in Harmony with Nature.

The term “regenerative” describes processes that restore, renew and revitalize, creating sustainable systems that incorporate the needs of society with the integrity of nature. A panel f journalists, architects, designers, and public officials will explore these processes, and discuss the impact of climate change on infrastructure and urban development. and the challenges we face as megacities expand and/ or densify.

“City Regenerative” is moderated by Kenneth Schwartz, Favrot Professor and Dean, and Director, Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking, Tulane School of Architecture.

Panelists
Ariella Cohen, Executive Editor and Interim Director, Next City;
Porie Saikia-Eapen, AIA, FCIOB, Director of Sustainability and Environmental Compliance, Metropolitan Transportation Authority NY                                                                            Robert Eisenstat, AIA, Chief Architect, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Bradley Samuels, Partner, SITU Studio
Jeffrey Shumaker, Chief Urban Designer, New York City Department of City Planning

Wednesday, March 18
6:30-8 PM

Space is limited. RSVP by March 13 here.

A reception will follow in the Sonia Gechtoff Gallery.

The National Academy thanks FXFOWLE for sponsoring and co-organizing this event.