Structural Engineers Association of New York

SEAoNY November Seminar: Structures of Coastal Resilience

  • 12 Nov 2019
  • 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place
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SEAoNY November Seminar

Structures of Coastal Resilience

November 12, 2019

6:15 PM - 8:00 PM

Center for Architecture | 536 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY 10012


Presented By: Guy Nordenson, Guy Nordenson and Associates

Nordenson will present research and designs for coastal resilience from the 2010 On the Water | Palisade Bay (Hatje Cantz) which was the inspiration and background research for the 2010 MoMA workshop and exhibition “Rising Currents” organized by Barry Bergdoll, to the Rockefeller Foundation supported Structures of Coastal Resilience (Island 2018) research with the Army Corps of Engineers and recent Four Corridors: Design Initiative for RPA's Fourth Regional Plan (Hatje Cantz 2019).


Presenter Bio:

Guy Nordenson is a practicing structural engineer, teacher and writer, and is active in coastal adaptation research and design. His research project and book On the Water | Palisade Bay (Hatje Cantz 2010) won the 2007 American Institute of Architects Latrobe Research Prize, and served as the basis for the 2010 Museum of Modern Art workshop and exhibition “Rising Currents.” With his firm Guy Nordenson and Associates, he was the engineer for the 2004 MoMA expansion in New York, the Fort Worth Kimbell Art Museum expansion, the National Museum of African American History and Culture superstructure in Washington DC, the Jubilee Church in Rome and over 200 other buildings. He was Commissioner and Secretary of the NYC Public Design Commission from 2006 to 2015 and is a member of the NYC Panel on Climate Change. His books also include Seven Structural Engineers (MoMA 2008), and Patterns and Structure and Reading Structures (Lars Muller, 2010 and 2016). In 2013 his team at Princeton was awarded a major grant by the Rockefeller Foundation to develop “Structures of Coastal Resilience” in collaboration with the US Army Corps of Engineers and teams from Harvard, City College of New York, and the University of Pennsylvania. He has taught at Columbia and MIT, and since 1995, is a professor of architecture and engineering at Princeton.

l.5 PDH Credits 

Advanced registration closes 5:00pm November 11, 2019

Registration opens at 5:45pm. Seminar begins promptly at 6:15pm

For SEAoNY members, registration is $25 in advance or $35 at the door.

For non-members, registration is $40 in advance or $50 at the door.
For student members, registration is $5.

To avoid the credit card convenience fee, please send us a check. If you would like to bring cash or a check at the day of the event, please let us know by emailing us at admin@seaony.org

The event will take place at the Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place.

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