Silman's upcoming Resiliency Forum seeks to move past the roadblocks of building resiliency by convening engineers, designers, policy makers, and academics to identify limitations and develop strategies for continued progress and innovation.
Signe Nielsen will be taking part in Session 2 - Limitations of Current Resiliency Work and Study on Tuesday, October 20th at 12:30pm. Please click through for deeper program details and free registration.
Signe Nielsen joins Sage & Coombe Architects and Todd Williams Billie Tsien Architects to discuss the renovation of The Noguchi Museum on Monday, October 19 at 1pm. This program is part of Archtober's month-long celebration of architecture and design in New York. This program is free - please click through for registration information.
Little Island will be featured in the 2020 Open House New York weekend on October 17 from 1:00PM to 1:45PM. The live panel, "Built by and for New York" will feature Celine Armstrong, ASLA, LEED AP, Executive Project Manager for Little Island; David Farnsworth, Principal at Arup’s New York office; Marty Leibrock, Project Manager at Hunter Roberts Construction Group; and Signe Nielsen, RLA, FASLA Founding Principal of MNLA. A short video tour of a portion of the park will be featured before key construction and design partners speak about the process behind realizing this distinctive project.
Parks and Re-Creation: Open Ideas for Open Spaces New York City’s nearly 2,000 public spaces, including beloved parks and plazas, are facing extreme financial hardship due to budget cuts. And the role of these spaces now goes far beyond recreation. How does the city plan to preserve and grow our precious open spaces? How are we addressing the controversy surrounding monuments? We spotlight the urgency surrounding public spaces and their critical place in a livable and thriving society.
This panel is part of the fourth annual City of Tomorrow real estate forum, the only B2C and B2B forum uniting key players from the worlds of architecture, real estate, and interior design to address the following questions: What does the city of tomorrow look like in a post–covid world? How can we make a city like New York healthier? How can we build a more equitable and sustainable future through public policy, infrastructure, urban planning and design? What lessons can policy-makers, developers and designers learn from the crisis?
Registration is FREE.