Architect Rafael Pelli Talks Sustainability

May 16, 2011

On Friday, May 20 at 7 p.m., the Essex Library will present architect Rafael Pelli as part of its Centerbrook Architects Lecture Series.  Mr. Pelli, a Partner with Pelli, Clark, Pelli will present “It’s Not Easy Being Green; Interesting Environmental Issues In Architecture From Around The World”. The talk will be held at Essex Meadows with wine and cheese served beginning at 6:30 p.m. Click here for directions to Essex Meadows.

Rafael Pelli is the Partner directing the Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects New York office, established in 2000. Since that time, he has directed the design for several of the firm’s New York projects. These include Bloomberg Tower, a 1.4 million-square-foot, mixed-use high-rise in Midtown that contains the new headquarters for Bloomberg L.P. and the residential condominiums One Beacon Court. Mr. Pelli was the designer of the reconstruction of the World Financial Center, and the lead designer for a new U.S. Federal Courthouse in Brooklyn. He was also the designer for three high-rise apartment buildings in Battery Park City: the Solaire, the Verdesian and the Visionaire. The three buildings have achieved significant milestones in sustainable design.

For more information on the 2010-2011 Centerbrook Architects Lecture Series, please click here.