Vertical Urban Factory with Nina Rappaport

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The School of Constructed Environments at Parsons presents Nina Rappaport, author and curator of Vertical Urban Factory; Rama Chorpash, Director of MFA Industrial Design at Parsons, whose creative-practice focuses on Making in Place; Victoria Hattam, Professor of Politics, The New School; and Sonam Velani, Policy Advisor to the Deputy Mayor of NYC will engage in a discussion about renewal of industry in the city.

The talk will address the topic from the spatial, economic, and design-to-production perspectives both on the local and global scale in the new economy. Today, manufacturing has shifted to be local, clean,  and flexible, returning to cities in a new form that could be more transparent, hybrid, and equitable.

Hosted by: Nina Rappaport

Presented by: Rama Chorpash, Victoria Hattam, and Sonam Velani

9 September, Wednesday 6pm – 8pm

Theresa Lang Student Center, Room I202, 55 W 13th Street

Event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP here.