PAST SPEAKERS

2016

Cristina Parreno _ Cristina Parreno Architecture

Jiri Vasicek – Lasvit

Martina C Y Lind, AIA, LEEP AP – Roschmann Steel & Glass constructions Inc.

Marianne Kwok – Principal at KPF       

Anthony Acciavatti Architect | Cartographer | Historian - Partner at Somatic Collaborative 

Richard Roark RLA, ASLA, LEED AP BC+D - Partner at The Olin Studio

Stephanie Goldberg - AIA, LEED AP - Principal at Lab Architect Group 

Carolina Salguero - Founder and Director at Portside New York

Roland Lewis – CEO Waterfront Alliance

Archie Lee Coates IV– Co-Founder of +POOL, Principal and Founder at PlayLab

 

2015

 

Odile Decq Architect and Founder of the Confluence Institute for Innovation and Creative strategies in Architecture _ via remote technology

Kim Yao, AIA - Principal at Architecture Research Office

Deborah Gans, FAIAPrincipal Gans studio, Professor at Pratt Institute

Marion Weiss, FAIA – Partner, Weiss/Manfredi - Graham Chair , Professor of Architecture, Penn Design, UPenn

Lynette Widder – Founder of Aardvarchitecture - Professor at Columbia

David Van Der Leer - Executive Director at the Van Alen Institute

Alex Schweder Artist                  

Marisa Yiu, AIA - Founding Partner, ESKYIU Architects, Hong Kong

Sherry Dobbin – Creative Director and Director for Public Art - Times Square Alliance

Alfred Zollinger– Principal of Matter Practice - Associate Professor at Parsons

Alejandro De Castro Mazarro - COLUMBIA GSAPP

Quilian Riano - DSGN AGNC

Jae Shin - HECTOR and NJIT

Damon Rich - HECTOR and Harvard GSD

Rafi Segal - MIT

Peggy Deamer - PRINCIPAL at PEGGY DEAMER,
                            ASSISTANT DEAN of THE SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, YALE UNIVERSITY

Louis Becker, Int'l Assoc. AIA - Principal at Henning Larson

Dror Benshetrit - Founder at Dror Studio

Archie Lee Coates IV - Founder at Playlab

Allen Sayegh - Founder at INVIVIA

Seher Shah - Artist

Diane Lewis, FAAR - Principal at Diane Lewis Architects / Professor at The Cooper Union

Adam Lubinsky - Principal at WXY Studio

Jennifer Pehr -Associate Principal at KPF

Michael Samuelian, AIA, AICP - Vice President at the Related Companies

Eliot Sclar - Professor at GSAPP, Columbia University

 

2014

Vito Acconci – Acconci Studio

David Assael  ArchDaily

Forth Bagley, AIA – Director at KPF

Sunil Bald – Principal at Studio SUMO

David Basulto  ArchDaily

Kai-Uwe Bergmann - Partner at BIG

Vishaan Chakrabarti  – Principal, SHoP Architects and Director at CURE, Columbia University

Mark Collins  Cloud Lab | Morpholio Project

Yolande Daniels – Principal at Studio SUMO

Jaime Derringer Design Milk

Craig Dykers, AIA, MNAL, FRIBA, FRSA, LEED AP Founding Partner at SnØhetta

Joseph Giovannini – New York Architectural Critic and founder of Giovannini Associates

Matthias Hollwich, SBA – Principal at HWKN and Co-founder of ARCHITIZER

Diana Jou – Wall Street Journal 

Kurt Kohlstedt – Founder of WebUrbanist

Greg Lindsay  Fast Company 

Kyle May Clog

Sammy Medina  Metropolis magazine

Elaine Molinar, AIA, MNAL, LEED AP Managing Director – Partner at SnØhetta

Cliff Pearson Editor at Architectural Record

Robyn Peterson  Mashable 

Brooke Kamin Rapaport – Senior Curator for the Madison Square Park Conservancy

Rafi Segal MIT Architecture / Architect/Blogger

David Van der Leer – Executive director at the Van Alen Institute

Albert Vecerka – photographer at the ESTO group

Thomas de Zengotita - Professor at the Draper Grad. Program -NYU and the Dalton School

Jane Smith, AIA, IIDA Partner at Spacesmith, Department Chair, School of Visual Arts, Interior Design