Sustainable Transformation: Public-Private Partnership Leads the Way

A mid-century office building isn't normally associated with eye-opening innovation. In this case, it is.

Description: 

Hear the stories behind the transformative journey of one downtown Brooklyn office building into a hub for science and creative arts. You'll learn about the process of addressing the limitations of mid-century buildings; the latest science on energy, sustainability, and building reuse; and challenges and strategies for reuse. 

Plus, explore what it took to get a LEED Platinum renovation, the partnership between university and city, and how design balanced the client's desire for flexibility with the creation of a sense of place open to the community.

Learning objectives

  • Hear firsthand from city and university leaders about the advantages of their partnership strategy and gain a better understanding of the complexities associated with this type of delivery model.
  • Explore how the adaptive reuse of an abandoned mid-century building can contribute to the revitalization of a neighborhood and help nurture the community's ambitions for the future.
  • Discover groundbreaking sustainability initiatives and practical strategies for flexible future change that can bring abandoned structures back to life.
  • Assess the challenges common to many aging mid-century building renovations and how to strategically overcome these challenges.
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$40 non-member
$25 member
1.00 LU
  • HSW
  • GBCI
  • RIBA

Instructors

  • Lynne Brown

    Senior Vice President for University Relations and Public Affairs | New York University

    Lynne P. Brown is Senior Vice President for University Relations and Public Affairs at New York...
  • Stephen Dietz

    AIA

    Partner | Mitchell Giurgola

    Stephen Dietz, AIA, is a partner at Mitchell Giurgola. For over 25 years, Stephen has worked on new...
  • Carol Loewenson

    FAIA

    Partner | Mitchell Giurgola

    Carol Loewenson, FAIA is a partner at Mitchell Giurgola. She is a graduate of Barnard College and...
  • Regina Myer

    President | Downtown Brooklyn Partnership

    Regina Myer is President of the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, a not-for-profit local development...
  • Danielle Stecher

    Marketing Manager | Mitchelle Giurgola

    Danielle Stecher is the Marketing Manager at Mitchell Giurgola. She joined the firm in 2015. Ms....

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