Rising Urbanists



Coming Soon!

Design Lab



Exhibition of works that speak to novel ecosystems, environmental justice, resiliency, water management, toxicity and other related urban forestry topics. 


Tech Fair

Exhibition of student designed and executed technologies, which seek to support iterative and collaborative coastal resiliency design and planning processes, featuring:

  • Collaborative coastal resiliency mapping centered around a light table

Past Programming

2018 Rising Urbanists: Green Infrastructure for Coastal Resilience

The CCNY ASLA Student Chapter invites students and professionals from Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Engineering, Urban Design,Urban Planning, Sustainability, Development, Real Estate and Community Boards to Rising Urbanists – a day-long conference to imagine the potential for green infrastructure to address socio-economic disparities in sea level rise and storm preparedness in New York City. This day-long conference will feature 2 moderated panels, 8 breakout sessions, a community art show, technology fair and site tours of affected communities.

Panels and breakout sessions feature 22 speakers including:  Ashley Dawson, Catherine Seavitt Nordenson and Brad McKee.

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2017 Rising Urbanists: Green Infrastructure for the 22nd Century

Organized by the ASLA-NY Student Chapter at the City College of New York this multi-disciplinary conference offered an opportunity to imagine the potential for green infrastructure to act as a catalyst in driving urban design into the 22nd century. The Rising Urbanists Conference was geared toward students and professionals in architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, urban design, urban planning, real estate, and sustainability throughout the tri-state area. We are hosted this event to foster lasting relationships between emerging professionals in allied fields. It featured two interdisciplinary moderated panels and a very successful design charrette lead by the Gowanus Canal Conservancy.