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Thursday, October 22 • 10:25am - 10:35am
Ethics of a Changing Skyline

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New engineering feats coupled with the thrust of global capital have resulted in the rise of the supertall tower, sprouting up in cities around the world.  In response to the proliferation of supertalls along the southern border of Central Park, MAS launched its Accidental Skyline initiative in 2013. In this presentation, New York magazine’s Justin Davidson will set the scene for a conversation on the implications of our city’s changing skyline.  


Introduction
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Chris McCartin

MAS Director; Managing Director, Tishman Speyer
Mr. McCartin manages the Design and Construction department at the New York office, and oversees design and construction activity in India. During his tenure with Tishman Speyer, he has also served as project executive overseeing the development of a London headquarters project for a financial services institution, project manager for the redevelopment of Rockefeller Center, project executive for the development of 222 East 42nd Street, and... Read More →

Speakers
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Justin Davidson

Architecture and Classical Music Critic, New York Magazine
Justin Davidson has been the architecture and classical music critic at New York magazine since 2007, writing about a broad range of urban, civic, and design issues. Before that, he spent 12 years as the classical music critic at Newsday, where he also wrote about architecture and was a regular commentator on cultural issues. He won a Pulitzer Prize for criticism in 2002. He is currently at work on Magnetic City (Random House), a... Read More →


Thursday October 22, 2015 10:25am - 10:35am
The TimesCenter