Coney Island Revisited Event

Post Cards Expo Final_Page_2Following the Common Streetscapes – The Low Countries and New York project with design studios, seminars and workshops we organised in New York during the last years, we are proud to present the final outcomes of this international project. On Wednesday 30th Sept, a presentation and opening of an exhibition will take place in Coney Island, near Kaiser Park (Neptune Avenue), where students of University of Leuven (KU Leuven) will present Urban and Architecture Interventions for the neighborhood, followed by a reception offered by the Representative of the Government of Flanders to the U.S. Spread the word!

Linked to this event, a short workshop will take place on site in Manhattan and at Flanders House, related to the ongoing research and design project “Touch Down Infrastructures in New York”. Feel free to pass by during the discussion moments!

Monday 28th September

10h-13h    working session at Flanders House:
presentation of “Touch Down Infrastructures in New York”  by Streetscape Territories Research and Design Project, with invited guests (Pratt Institute and local researchers and practitioners)
round table discussion, preliminary feedback, working strategy for participants workshop
on site working sessions: Port Authority Bus Terminal New York
13h        lunch at Flanders House
14h-18h    on site visit and working sessions: Port Authority Bus Terminal New York

Tuesday 29th September

10h-13h    working session at Flanders House:
first presentation site readings, feedback by local researchers and practitioners
on site working sessions: Brooklyn Bridge area
13h    lunch on site
14h-18h on site working sessions: Brooklyn Bridge area

Wednesday 30th September

10h-13h final working session at Flanders House: feedback by local researchers and practitioners
13h    lunch at Flanders House
14h leaving for Coney Island Kaiser Park, set up exhibition in streetscape

18h    presentation master dissertation projects by University of Leuven (KU Leuven) alumni
19h    opening Common Streetscapes exhibition, presentation of Streetscape Territories notebook: Common Streetscapes New York and reception, offered by the Representative of the Government of Flanders to the U.S., Flanders House New York

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