presented by desigNYC, expoTENtial and First Street Green
Saturday, July 14, 2012, 2:00-4:00 pm, FIRST PARK, 33 East First Street
The NYChair lab is a charrette that aims to propose design ideas for an iconic outdoor chair conceived just for NYCâ€™s First Green Park. Forget about the ubiquitous Paris bistro foldable chair, come and draw revolutionary ideas for your NY parks.
Program is free and open to 5-99 year-olds
Introduction by Laetitia Wolff, founder of expoTENtial and executive director of desigNYC, and Silva Ajemian, principal at TODO DA and co-founder of First Green Street Park will be followed by presentations of innovative, place-making street furniture solutions by desigNYCâ€™s DUB-studios and VAMOS Architects, and Marco A. Castro.
Celia Petersen, New York City Parks & Recreation Capital projects division
Emily Weidenhof, Project Manager, Public Spaces, NYC DOT Division of Traffic & Planning
Gail Wittwer-Laird, Senior Designer in the Capital Projects Division for New York City Parks