Come hear Vanessa Keith’s plan for NYC in the year 2100 at A People’s Climate Action Plan for New York, May 3rd!


Very pleased at the invite to speak about Studioteka’s work on climate and future cities drawn from the book, 2100: A Dystopian Utopia–The City After Climate Change as part of a day-long event at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City. Vanessa will be speaking from 12 pm to 1 pm with a Q and A session following the talk. Full program and a link are below. Come one, come all!
#UR2100 #studioteka #climateactionnow #climatechange #urbandesign

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9:00am – 9:30am Breakfast and informal networking 

9:30am – 10:00am Overview and Introductions 
Ashley Dawson, Professor of English, The Graduate Center & College of Staten Island

10:00am – 10:45am Morning Keynote Presentation, 
The Upper Manhatta(n) Project
Aurash Khawarzad, Artist + Urban Planner (

10:45am – 12:00pm Workshop #1
Brainstorming Climate Action Strategies

12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch Presentation, New York City in the year 2100
Vanessa Keith, Author and Architect 

1:00pm – 2:15pm Workshop #2
Speculative Futures Exercise – Envisioning a 
Sustainable City

2:15pm – 3:30pm Workshop #3
Bookstorm – Creating Content for Climate Action (planning collaborative publications for the fall 2019)

3:30pm – 4:00pm Next steps for the CUNY Climate Action Lab 

4:00pm – 6:00pm 
Public Event – Working with Communities to Prepare NYC for Climate Change 
• Presentation of Student Work for Spring 2019
• Response Panel with Tom Angotti, Danny Peralta, and others