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Designing For Life Symposium

Designing For Life @Wentworth

Friday, July 12, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)

Boston, MA

Designing For Life Symposium

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The 2012 La Carlota Park Ideas Competition attracted 69 international entries for the redevelopment of the areas surrounding the 103 hectare (255 acre) La Carlota airfield in Caracas, Venezuela. This Symposium invites key figures behind Boston's ongoing transformation and a dozen of the awardees recognized by the La Carlota competition, for an exchange of ideas in response to the questions:

  • What do the ongoing design transformations of Boston and Caracas have to learn from each other?
  • How might these insights inform the design and implementation of Caracas’ La Carlota Park or the renewal of Boston’s rich cultural landscapes? 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

When is the event?

Registration and coffee begins at 8:30am. The formal program runs from 9:00am to 4:30pm. Free registration includes lunch. Three exhibition openings follow the symposium.

Where is the event?

Watson Hall, Wentworth Institute of Technology, 550 Huntington Ave. Boston, MA 02115 USA. The central entry to the venue is off Ruggles St. (please set your navigation software to: Wentworth Hall, 370 Ruggles St. 02115). Follow the signs to Watson Hall.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Wentworth is well served by the MBTA "E Heath St." branch of the Green Line Museum of Fine Arts stop, and all modes serving Ruggles Station including Commuter Rail, Orange Line, the Crosstown Busses CT1 and CT2. If you must drive, there is some guest parking in the Wentworth Instutute of Technology West Lot entered off of Ruggles St. at the south west corner of the intersection with Huntington Ave. Overflow parking is at 100 Halleck St., about 1000 feet from the quad entry to Watson Hall across Parker St.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

designingforlife@wit.edu

Wentworth Architecture Department: 617 989-4450

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes. We ask that you please inform the registration table and fill out a name tag. 

Can I update my registration information?

Yes. Please access the original registration on Eventbrite and change the name.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No. We will have a record of your registration.\

The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

That is okay. Please inform the registration table and fill out a name tag.

Thank you! 

Have questions about Designing For Life Symposium? Contact Designing For Life @Wentworth

When & Where


Watson Hall, Wentworth Institute of Technology
550 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115

Friday, July 12, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)


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Designing For Life @Wentworth

Designing For Life is a collaboration between institutions, organizations and people in Boston, Caracas, and Medellín pursuing together the question: What can design do for the life of a city?

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