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World Architecture Day 2013 New York
NYC Architectural Event – WAD Manhattan, USA
Jul 19, 2013
World Architecture Day 2013
World Architecture Day 2013: New York
Towards eight billion; Housing the next generation
World Architecture Day are pleased to offer all e-architect subscribers an exclusive 15% discount on WAD 2013 registrations. This exclusive discount can be used in addition to any existing online promotion such as the WAD 15% Early Bird discount.
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Following last year’s inaugural success in London, World Architecture News will be hosting this year’s World Architecture Day – the annual celebration of architectural and design excellence. In partnership with the AIA NY the three-day event will take place at The Centre for Architecture in New York, from 6-8 October. Expect three exciting days of iconic building tours, presentations and workshops from the world’s most influential architects, designers and developers.
This year’s theme: Towards eight billion; Housing the next generation will explore a selection of the most innovative housing solutions from around the world; from rebuilding the slums in Mumbai, through building on water in the Netherlands, worker housing in China, community driven developments in Berlin, to social housing in France. Highly acclaimed and award-winning speakers will present their ideas and participate in a high-level day of presentations, discussions and networking.
World Architecture Day 2013: New York will bill a fusion of familiar names, from Richard Meier, Daniel Libeskind and Michael Graves, through firms such as Snøhetta, Grimshaw, Arup and Related Companies with rising stars from around the world.
The three day programme, set within the backdrop of Archtober, a month long celebration of architecture in New York, is for the city’s architects to embrace the international community by wrapping the big day with a before (past) day and an after (future) day.
Day 1 (06 October): Building tours
Manhattan building/Practice tours followed by a ‘Welcome to New York’ drinks reception.
Day 2 (07 October): Main conference
World leading architects, developers, engineers and city officials gather for a crucial summit challenged with examining a range of ground breaking initiatives that could provide a key to sustainably housing the world’s next billion people.
Day 3 (08 October): Workshops
10 x morning technology workshops in various locations around the city concluded with lunch in local restaurants selected by the host.
Click here for more information on the 3 day programme.
Early Bird Discount:
Ticket prices are £700 for the three day event. Book before the 03 August to benefit from a 15% Super Early Bird discount (£595).
For further information on ticket packages, accommodation and general enquiries please contact Zoe Craven on: [email protected] +44(0)1273 201 120
World Architecture Day 2013 New York images / information from WAN
WAD venue – Center for Architecture in New York:
Address: 536 LaGuardia Pl, New York, NY 10012, United States
Location:536 LaGuardia Pl, New York
New York Architecture News
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New York Architecture
photo © Tim Collins
56 Leonard Street building news : Herzog & de Meuron, architects
image © Herzog & de Meuron, Basel, 2008
Museum of Contemporary Art New York Extension, Manhattan : SANAA architects
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23 East 22nd Street, Flatiron district : OMA
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