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Thursday, October 22 • 10:35am - 10:45am
KPF and CURE Present: The Science of Supertalls

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The virtues and drawbacks of supertall skyscrapers in New York are the subject of much debate, but their true impact is hard to measure in the absence of an analytical approach. MAS partners Columbia’s Center for Urban Real Estate and KPF will delve into the “science of supertalls,” presenting a series of quantitative methods and qualitative interpretations for understanding the nature of new development in urban contexts. This analytical approach is contextualized by projects from around the world.

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Jesse M. Keenan

Research Director, Center for Urban Real Estate (CURE.)
Jesse M. Keenan serves as Research Director of the Center for Urban Real Estate (CURE.) at Columbia University. Keenan is an internationally recognized practitioner and academic who has advised governments and businesses on matters of housing, real estate, technology and climate change. Keenan has held various appointments at the University of Miami, Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, the University of Amsterdam and The Bauhaus... Read More →
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Luc Wilson

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
Luc Wilson runs a research group at Kohn Pedersen Fox focused on using urban data and digital analysis tools to help architects, planners and developers design better buildings and cities. This includes creating integrated digital evaluations systems that track a range of factors, such as regulatory, planning and environmental, throughout the design and development process As an aspect of this work he pursues research in collaboration with the... Read More →

Thursday October 22, 2015 10:35am - 10:45am
The TimesCenter

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