Start

Thu

,

Oct 14

6:30 pm

End

Thu

,

Oct 14

8:00 pm

How

Hybrid

Type

Talk

Location

The Cooper Union's Great Hall, 7 East 7th Street, NYC, NY 10003

Oct

14

T.J. Gottesdiener—SOM in New York: The Complex Role of the Architect in the Transformation of the City

Start

Thu

,

Oct 14

6:30 pm

End

Thu

,

Oct 14

8:00 pm

How

Hybrid

Type

Talk

Location

The Cooper Union's Great Hall, 7 East 7th Street, NYC, NY 10003

Picture of downtown Manhattan skyline with a dramatic sunset with yellows and blues.

Courtesy of James Ewing | OTTO

SOM Managing Partner T.J. Gottesdiener, FAIA AR'79 has played a pivotal role in realizing some of the firm’s most significant projects in New York City, where he has navigated the often competing interests of residents, commuters, developers, advocacy groups, and regulatory agencies. In this lecture, Gottesdiener will present the evolution of four neighborhoods in Manhattan over his four-decade career. In the process, he will discuss the architect’s intricate role as mediator, designer, civic leader, visionary, and catalyst for moving projects from concept to completion. The presentation will be followed by a conversation with Dean Nader Tehrani and a Q&A. In-Person Registration: Advanced registration is required. attendance will be limited to thirty percent of The Great Hall's capacity. In accordance with New York City policy, attendees are required to show proof of vaccination and wear a facial covering indoors. Virtual Registration: The lecture is also accessible through Zoom.

SOM Managing Partner T.J. Gottesdiener, FAIA, AR'79, has played a pivotal role in realizing some of the firm’s most significant projects in New York City,  where he has navigated the often competing interests of residents, commuters, developers, advocacy groups, and regulatory agencies. In this lecture, Gottesdiener will present the evolution of four neighborhoods in Manhattan over his four-decade career. In the process, he will discuss the architect’s intricate role as mediator, designer, civic leader, visionary, and catalyst for moving projects from concept to completion.

The presentation will be followed by a conversation with Dean Nader Tehrani and a Q&A.

In-Person Registration: Advanced registration is required. attendance will be limited to thirty percent of The Great Hall's capacity. In accordance with New York City policy, attendees are required to show proof of vaccination and wear a facial covering indoors.

Virtual Registration: The lecture is also accessible through Zoom.

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