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New York’s Next Great Place – Governors Island Park Design Forum

Governors Island Alliance and the AIA New York Chapter, APA New York Metro Chapter and the New York Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects, in association with the Governors Island Preservation and Education Corporation (GIPEC) and Governors Island National Monument are pleased to invite you to a forum on the development of the parks and public spaces on Governors Island. The forum will feature discussions on design opportunities and challenges, the interaction of public and private spaces, and creative programming, at a time when GIPEC is launching its design competition for the Island’s parks and public spaces.

Speakers:

    • Leslie Koch, President, GIPEC
    • Linda Neal, Superintendent, Governors Island National Monument
    • Robert Pirani, Executive Director, Governors Island Alliance
    • Welcome by Rick Bell, AIA NY Chapter

Panelists:

    • Laurie Olin, Olin Partnership
    • Jane Thompson, Thompson Design Group
    • Mark Strauss, FXFOWLE Architects
    • Moderated by Robert Yaro, President, Regional Plan Association

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