Building
Conversation:
A Real Estate
Symposium

JDS Development & Columbia University GSAPP


Speakers:

Susan Ainsworth
President/ Ainsworth Associates

Tom Alaimo
Managing Director/ JDS Development Group

Amale Andraos
Dean/ Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture/ Planning and Preservation

Bertram Beissel
Director/ Ateliers Jean Nouvel

Matt Chaban
Metro Reporter and Columnist/ The New York Times

Vishaan Chakrabarti
Principal/ SHoP Architects
Professor of Practice/ Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture/ Planning and Preservation

Marci Clark
Director of Branding and Marketing/ JDS Development Group
PhD Candidate in Architectural History/ CUNY Graduate Center

Nikolai Fedak
Founder and Editor-in-Chief/ YIMBY

Daniel Geiger
Senior Reporter/ Crain’s New York

Paul Goldberger
Architecture Critic & Contributing Editor/ Vanity Fair

Simon Koster
Principal/ JDS Development Group

Howard M. Lorber
Chairman/ Douglas Elliman Real Estate
President & CEO/ Vector Group Ltd.

Henry Melcher
Associate Editor/ The Architect’s Newspaper

Margaret Newman
Executive Director/ The Municipal Art Society of New York

Richard Pandiscio
Founder/ Pandiscio Co.

Craig Schwitter
Managing Principal/ BuroHappold Engineering