AfterWork New York
Tuesday October 2nd, 2018, 6.30 pm
Team Vestre is delighted to invite landscape architects, architects, urban designers, planners, leaders, placemakers, developers, engineers, and anyone else with an interest in the built environment to an evening of inspiration and joy.
Meet the man behind the disruptive Parklets 2.0 that is replacing car parking in the Nordic cityscape. Ashley Conn was the lead architect of the transformation of Aker Brygge, one of Oslo’s most interesting outdoor public spaces. Enjoy a mini-concert with the acclaimed Norwegian artist Sondre Lerche, as well as food and drinks.
The event is free of charge but, as space is limited, prior confirmation of attendance will be necessary.
Where: 26 Bridge Street, Dumbo
When: 6.30 pm, Tuesday October 2nd
Ashley Conn, partner and founder of Studio Oslo is also one of the main drivers behind the collaboration with Vestre – Parklets 2.0. Ashley has been instrumental in major development projects in Oslo including the redevelopment of Aker Brygge into what it is today. With the introduction of the Parklets 2.0 in 2017 Oslo took decisive steps towards a car-free city centre.
One of the true legends of Norwegian music, Sondre released his first album in 2001 at the age of 19. He has since produced a score of hits and toured all around the world, most recently with his 2017 album, Pleasure. Sondre is an acclaimed artist with a wide portfolio of musical inspirations to play on.
The American Society of Landscape Architects
Founded in 1899, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is the professional association for landscape architects in the United States, representing more than 15,000 members. The Society’s mission is to advance landscape architecture through advocacy, communication, education, and fellowship.