Session 3H: Social Considerations

October 17, 2016
1:45 PM – 3:15 PM

Given the shift in contemporary attitudes toward shared environmental and social resources, the tall building industry has an obligation to pursue designs that contributes to the health and wellbeing of the city and its inhabitants. Each speaker in this session offered strategies for integrating tall buildings into the urban fabric with the utmost regard for social impacts.

Jared Gilbert

Jared Gilbert

Director of Communications
COOKFOX Architects
New York City
“Toward the Future City: An Ethical Design Philosophy for Urban Habitats”
Greg Yager

Greg Yager

Senior Vice President
CallisonRTKL
Shanghai
“Tall Buildings and Polycentricity”

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