The Future of Urban Manufacturing

Wed, Jun 1, 20116:30 pm

Nina Rappaport, architectural historian and guest-curator of Vertical Urban Factory; Henn Architekten’s Markus Jacobi, architect of the Volkswagen Factory in Dresden; and Rob Lane, Director of the Design Program at the Regional Plan Association deliver a rich dialogue across various fields. The panelists will answer the questions: What is the potential of revival of urban manufacturing in the density of cities and how does manufacturing contribute to a sustainable economic and ecological system?

Speakers

Nina Rappaport is the Publications Director at the Yale School of Architecture, author of Support and Resist: Structural Engineers and Design Innovation (Monacelli Press 2007), and an adjunct professor in the Syracuse in NYC program.

Robert Lane, Director of the Design Program at the Regional Plan Association

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