Lecture by Lance Jay Brown

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On January the 8th, architect Lance Jay Brown will deliver* his lecture 'Design for Risk: The Post-Sandy Initiative'. How is the design community responding to climate, social and environmental change? We will debate about the challenges and opportunities related to existing and emerging risks, both locally and regionally.

Lance Jay Brown works in New York and is an architect, urban planner, professor and author. He recently received the New York State AIA President’s Award for Excellence in Non-Traditional Architecture. In 2003, Brown was named ACSA Distinguished Professor and Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and in 2007 he was awarded the prestigious AIA / ACSA Topaz Medallion for Excellence in Architectural Education. Brown is a member of the AIA NYC Board of Directors and co-chairman of the AIA Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee, created in 2011. He is also a professor at the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture, CUNY.

* The lecture will be in English.

This event is part of the 'Fundamentals' area of the COAC cultural programme. This area involves sessions aimed at raising awareness of certain architects and architectural works, the object of which arouses interest beyond the architectural world.

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