Pratt Institute will present “Designer City: How Innovative Solutions Transform Urban Life,” a panel discussion moderated by The New York Times Home section Deputy Editor Julie Lasky and featuring leading design industry experts on May 16 including:

  • David Burney, associate professor of architecture at Pratt Institute and former commissioner of New York City’s Department of Design and Construction
  • Christine Gaspar, executive director of the Center for Urban Pedagogy
  • Jason Schupbach, director of design at the National Endowment for the Arts
  • Wendy E. Brawer, founder and director of the Green Map System

The “Pratt Presents” panel event is timed to coincide with NYCxDESIGN, and is co-presented with The Museum of Arts and Design. “Pratt Presents” is a curated series of free public programs developed by Pratt Institute that features big ideas, bold thinkers, and brilliant dialogue.

The event will be held at 7 PM on May 16 at the Museum of Arts and Design, located at 2 Columbus Circle, Manhattan. There will be a reception immediately following the program. The event is free, but reservations are required and can be made by emailing with attendee name(s), number of tickets requested, and a contact phone number.