Ryan Gilliam, Executive Director of Fourth Arts Block (FAB) discusses the organizations history and their new partnerships with Marvel, SHoP, and Buro Happold to create tailored to needs of smaller performing arts organizations, including ways to participate in New York City’s Open Culture program.
Ian Gray-Stack, Director of Community Organizing at Banana Kelly, discusses their team's plan to reactivate community gardens, allowing for safe outdoor activities and services that address neighborhood needs.
Yin Kong, Director of Think!Chinatown, and Thomas Yu, Co-Executive Director of AAFE discuss their working group's proposal to adapt Forsyth Street Plaza into an open-air market supporting local Chinatown businesses and cultural groups.
Our 2019 Fellows developed original design and policy proposals on creating circular economic and sustainable models in NYC, developing community resiliency within NYCHA housing, factoring design into preventative care, and establishing a climate first approach to housing.
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The Urban Design Forum is excited to announce our 2020 Class of Forum Fellows! Our 82 new Fellows are civic leaders shaping dynamic, equitable, and resilient cities around the world. As we build a community of experts wrestling with today’s complex urban challenges, we strive to highlight their creative solutions and exemplary projects across our More
Our team at the Urban Design Forum urges our members to condemn anti-Asian hate and stand in solidarity with New York City’s AAPI communities. As architects, planners and developers, we have a responsibility to understand how anti-Asian racism across our nation’s history has shaped our cities.
Urban Design Forum is pleased to announce their latest project, 21 Visions for 2021. This micro-website presents a bold built environment agenda, culminating over a year and a half of work by an interdisciplinary cohort of 46 Forum Fellows.
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