Temporary Urbanism & the Resilient City

September 6th, 6:30pm, NYC

21st century cities must respond to growing populations, ever-shifting economic conditions, disruptive new technologies, and a changing climate. This discussion will explore long-term impact temporary urbanism is having on the social, economic, and environmental resilience of cities across the globe.

Panelist speakers include:

Ryan Reynolds- co-founder and chair of Gap Filler Trust, which has run a wide range of temporary, participatory creative projects in vacant spaces in post-quake Christchurch, New Zealand.

Shin-pei Tsay- Executive Director of Gehl Institute and Commissioner for the Public Design Commission of New York. She also serves as a board member for ioby and Transportation Alternatives.

Mike Lydon- Principal with Street Plans and the co-author of Tactical Urbansim: Short-term Action for Long-term Change. He is also creator of the Open Streets Project.


Join us on September 6th!

117 Beekman Street

Seaport District, NYC

6:30 – 8:30pm