Gersten and Better Participating in Cooper Union Panel

David Gersten (Lecturer, Architecture) and Hansy Better Barraza (Associate Professor, Architecture) will be participating in a panel discussion at Cooper Union.

This panel discussion, drawing content from a recent publication entitled “Where are the Utopian Visionaries? Architecture of Social Exchange” edited by Hansy Better Barraza, aims to showcase the work of contemporary architects, designers, and thinkers who continue to address one of the most poignant questions of our time: what is the role of social and community building in the practice of architecture?

Panelists include David Gersten, faculty at RISD and Professor of Architecture at The Cooper Union; Hansy Better Barraza, practicing architect and Associate Professor at RISD; Adam Michaels, founder of Project Projects & Inventory Books; Gloria Kury, publisher and director of Gutenberg Periscope Publishing, an independent press for art and architecture; and Margaret Morton, Photographer and Professor at The Cooper Union. Gloria Kury will introduce the speakers and the discussion will be moderated by David Gersten.

Where are the Utopian Visionaries? Architecture of Social Exchange 

Presentation and Panel Discussion on Thursday, April 11th from 6:30-8:00pm
Location: Frederick P. Rose Auditorium, 41 Cooper Square, NY, NY 10003

Reception to Follow and Book Launch/Signing from 8:00-8:30pm
Hosted / Sponsored by The Cooper Union and the Rhode Island School of Design, Division of Architecture + Design

This event is free and open to the public.


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