Design & Sustainability, 11-13-13

Mayor’s Youth Council Workshop
Design and Sustainability
November 13, 2013 5:00pm
Police and Fire Department Conference Room


Andy Cohen, CEO and Architect, Gensler
Rachel Vandenberg, VP and Transportation Engineer, Aecom

5 – 5:30pm Students and guests arrive and chat over dinner.
5:30 – 5:50pm Andy Cohen discusses careers, current trends and issues of his work, and concepts of design/sustainability.
5:50 – 6pm Students have an opportunity to ask Andy questions.
6 – 6:20pm Rachel Vandenberg discusses careers, trends and issues of her work in design/sustainability.
6:20 – 6:30pm Students have an opportunity to ask Rachel questions.
6:30pm Andy and Rachel describe student assignment and students break into 8 groups of roughly five students.
6:40 – 7:10pm Students work on group project.
7:10-7:25pm Students present group designs; prepare to discuss and answer questions.
7:25 – 7:30pm Workshop wrap up.