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EDsession: Successful Master Planning for Schools in Historic Buildings

  • Date:Wednesday, October 23
  • Time:8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Location:Classroom 102
  • Description: Today, many urban schools occupy historic buildings that no longer serve an ever-evolving pedagogy. They are looking to architects to lead them through a Master Planning process that is transformative while still maintaining their unique historic character. Using recent projects in NYC as case studies, this session will lay out a step-by-step Master Planning road map that can be used to address challenges ranging from space constraints to identification of stakeholders and resolution of conflicting goals, creating a plan that is relevant far into the future.
  • Learning Objective 1:Demonstrate the importance of a Master Plan.
  • Learning Objective 2:Understand the steps involved in Master Planning.
  • Learning Objective 3:Learn how Master Planning for schools in historic buildings is unique.
  • Learning Objective 4:Identify the most important factor in determining the success of a Master Plan.
  • Credit:(1) AIA LU, (1) IDCEC LU