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Alexandra Horowitz: On Observation

Open House New York

Thursday, July 27, 2017 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

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When we think of Open House New York, we rightfully think about buildings and the thrill of getting access to the otherwise inaccessible. But this summer, in celebration of the 15th anniversary of Open House New York Weekend, we invite you to join us as we explore some of the deeper values and ideas that make the experience of architecture and cities so powerful, values and ideas that Open House New York itself champions in its programs.

Open House New York has invited a group of leading thinkers from design, art, science, and media for open-ended conversations about life in the contemporary city. In different but compelling ways, the work of each of these individuals helps us better understand the pleasures and frustrations of living an urban life, and asks questions that challenge the way we see and think about the city. Each conversation is structured around a broad theme but all will explore how fundamental values like openness and access help shape our experience of New York and give cities everywhere their vitality and meaning. Read more about the series and speakers here.

On July 27, join OHNY and Alexandra Horowitz for a conversation about observation. Alexandra Horowitz is the author of the New York Times best-seller Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know (2009), On Looking: A Walker’s Guide to the Art of Observation (2013), and Being a Dog: Following the Dog into a World of Smell (2016). She is an adjunct Associate Professor at Barnard College, Columbia University, where she teaches seminars in creative non-fiction and canine cognition, and performs research at the Dog Cognition Lab. She lives and walks in New York City with her husband, young son, and two large, sniffy dogs. 

 

This series is organized in partnership with LMHQ. Created by The Alliance for Downtown New York, LMHQ is a collaboration space for Lower Manhattan's creatives and creators. Companies can come together at LMHQ to collaborate, activate, and accelerate their growth.

 

 

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150 Broadway, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10038

Thursday, July 27, 2017 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)


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Open House New York

Open House New York (OHNY) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. The mission of OHNY is to promote a greater appreciation of the city’s built environment; broaden public awareness by exposing diverse audiences to distinctive examples of architecture, engineering and design; educate and inspire discussion of issues of excellence in design, planning and preservation; and showcase outstanding new work as well as structures of historic merit. 

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