New York City’s Futurama

Ever wonder what the city of the future will look like? If so, check out “New York City the Future Metropolis” on June 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Solar One, 24-20 FDR Drive, Service Road East, New York, NY

The event, hosted by Solar One, New York City’s first solar-powered “Green Energy, Arts, and Education Center,” will feature a panel of distinguished professionals who will discuss factors impacting the future growth and design of the Big Apple, such as Nanotechnology, biomimicry, and clean technology. Each speaker will show 20 images for 20 seconds in a PechaKucha format.

Presenters include: Edward M. Cupoli, Ph.D., professor and head of NanoEconomics Constellation, College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, University at Albany; Jean-Loup Msika, architect/urban designer and founder of Sustainable City Project; and David Benjamin, director of Living Architecture Lab at Columbia GSAPP and principal at The Living.

Attendees will also have time for networking.

Cost is $10 to pre-register and $15 at the door. Visit http://solar1.org/nycfuturemetropolis/ for more info.

–Stacy Straczynski

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