Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
114 Norfolk Street, NYC, 10002
Spacebuster’s We Like America tour, touched down in Chicago, St. Louis, Cleveland, and now stops in New York City. Its first event takes place at The Clemente, where the discussion focuses on how art and architecture deal with issues of resilience and respond to natural disasters.
Addressing issues of migration, recent humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean, and the role of architecture in the response to natural disasters, In Response to Hurricanes features writer and architecture critic, Niklas Maak, presenting his take on “emergency architecture”. The presentation will be followed by responses by Amy Chester, Director of Rebuild by Design, and by Marcelo López-Dinardi, who trained as an architect in Puerto Rico, contextualizing the conversation around the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.