The United Nations Capital Master Plan

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The United Nations Capital Master Plan
Michael Adlerstein, Keith Fitzpatrick, John Gering, and Robert Heintges
Moderated by Cathleen McGuigan

Tuesday, April 27, 2010
6:30 p.m.
Ford Foundation Auditorium
320 East 43rd Street
1.5 CEUS
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This program is sold out. Those on the wait list will be contacted if tickets become available. No additional names will be added to the wait list at this time.

Historic preservation and sustainable design pose special challenges in the renovation and energy-efficient retrofit of classic early works of International Style modernism. The United Nations Capital Master Plan addresses complex issues of architecture, curtain wall design and technology, building systems, and landscaping with a thorough, state-of-the-art strategy and nearly $1.9 billion budget that will be presented by the project’s leadership and key consulting architects and engineers.

Speakers include:
Michael Adlerstein, Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations, Executive Director of the United Nations Capital Master Plan

Robert Heintges, R.A. Heintges & Assoc., Curtain wall consultants and Architect for façade restoration/reconstruction of campus

John Gering, Managing Partner In Charge, HLW International, Architect and Structural Engineer

Keith Fitzpatrick, Syska Hennessy Group, Inc., MEP Engineer

Cathleen McGuigan, Editor and Critic, Newsweek Magazine

Free to Architectural League, Skyscraper Museum, and DOCOMOMO members; $5 non-member students and seniors; $10 all other non-members. League members, rsvp to rsvp@archleague.org. Non-members rsvp to programs@skyscraper.orgAll guests must have a photo ID when entering the Foundation.

This program is organized by The Skyscraper Museum in partnership with the Architectural League of New York and DOCOMOMO-New York/Tristate.

Image courtesy of Skyscraper Museum