An AIA New York Chapter and Center for Architecture Foundation Superstorm Sandy Fundraiser
Superstorm Sandy has left us all wondering: what is the role of design in protecting our city against climate change?
This fundraiser will feature thoughtful discussion between leaders in disaster resilience design. The Center for Architecture will donate the evening’s proceeds to disaster relief efforts through the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City
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
Moderator: Michael Kimmelman, Chief Architecture Critic, The New York Times
All contributions will be donated to the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City to support Superstorm Sandy relief efforts.
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)
CFA will be donating 100% of proceeds to the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City in support of hurricane relief efforts. The Mayor’s Fund retains no administrative fee, and one hundred percent of donations are being dispersed to relief efforts and organizations. Funds will support immediate aid needs – including, food, water and hygiene supplies – as well as long-term relief and restoration.