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Center for Architecture

536 LaGuardia Place
New York,

October 2019

ASLA-NY- 4 CEUs & a Beer: Design and Operations Strategies for Maintenance

October 17 @ 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place
New York,
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ASLA-NY 4 CEUs and a Beer: Design and Operations Strategies for Maintenance Sessions and Speakers: Mark A. Focht, PLA FASLA Deputy Commissioner / Chief Operating Officer at New York City Parks and Recreation - NYC Parks: Design and Maintenance Once construction of a public park is complete, maintenance begins. Too often decisions are made during design and construction with little thought about maintenance. A park looks beautiful the day the ribbon is cut. Then the ‘maintenance guys’ don’t ‘take care’…

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November 2019

AIA-NY: Measure for Measure: A Discussion of Resilience Plans for the Tri-State Area

November 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place
New York,
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Free – $10

As a global city, New York City has become a leader in studying, planning for, and implementing solutions in response to various aspects of extreme climate change. In a time of ever-increasing sea-level rise, projects conceived to protect New York City and the entire metropolitan area can range from small-scale, local solutions to large-scale, multi-jurisdictional projects that can be measured in billions of dollars. What are the best mitigation and adaptation strategies? How can we protect our people, cities, communities,…

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