New York City, NY, March 15, 2016– SpecSimple.com’s Save A Sample! Celebration focuses the spotlight on sustainability. Marking the end of Save A Sample!, a nation-wide non-profit recycling drive sponsored by Wilsonart/Arborite (Platnium) and Formica (Gold), the Save A Sample! Celebration brings together design firms and design schools to celebrate, award scholarships and prizes, and highlight new sustainable trends in design.
This year’s timely topic is Making Cities and Buildings Resilient to the Effects of Climate Change. “Making cities and buildings resilient to the effects of climate change has become one of the most fundamental goals of sustainability,” says Bruce Fisher of KPF who along with a team of KPF designers will be Save A Sample! 2016’s featured speaker. “The devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy in New York City, while creating restrictions in where and how we build, has simultaneously opened up positive transformations in the form and design of various types of public space.”
KPF will discuss several projects including Red Hook Housing, the Redevelopment of Far Rockaway, and Hudson Yards where the very real threat of flooding has created creative responses to the form and use of open space.
The Save A Sample! Celebration will take place on April 27th and is graciously hosted by Knoll in their centrally located New York City Showroom.
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For more information about Save A Sample!’s Celebration, please contact Jenna Maye at 212-352-2002 x31 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.