Good Trouble: A Speaker Series

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Good Trouble: A Speaker Series

Architects, academics and change makers consider solutions to some of the most pressing problems in the built environment.

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City Tech - New Academic Building 285 Jay Street Brooklyn, NY 11201

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  • 2 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

“Good Trouble: Creativity + Collaboration” features architects, academics and change makers - and considers solutions to some of the most pressing problems in the built environment. The AIA framework for design excellence serves as an anchor and a springboard to explore sustainability, inclusivity and resilience in our borough, our city, and beyond. 1.5 AIA LU|HSW|AXP

AIA Brooklyn members, City Tech students & faculty and New York City residents welcome.

This program is IN PERSON ONLY. Refreshments will be served in the Tillary Lobby at 6 PM and talks start promptly at 630 PM. This series is generously sponsored and supported by KPF and Henning Larsen.


January 18, 2023: Design for Energy: How can designers approach daylight through both a quantitative and qualitative lens, as well as through social, economic and justice frames?

February 15, 2023: Design for Change: How does change affect communities in the built environment?

March, 15, 2023: Design for Water: What are the challenges for water access in vulnerable communities and how have designers tackled this issue with innovation?

April 19, 2023: Design for Integration

May 17, 2023: Design for Ecosystem

NOTE: Every visitor to the City Tech campus, whether accessing indoor or outdoor spaces, must provide to Public Safety officers stationed at building entrances photo ID and either digital or hard copy proof of (A) Full Vaccination or (B) a negative COVID-19 PCR test performed by an accredited lab no more than 7 days prior to the visit.