November Member Meeting

Annual Arthur Davis Lecture

Thursday November 15, 2018

An Evening with David Benjamin

1.5 HSW LUs

David Benjamin is Founding Principal of The Living and Assistant Professor at Columbia GSAPP. His work focuses on expanding the definition of environmental sustainability through the frameworks of biology, computation, and a circular economy. He and the firm have won many design prizes, including the Emerging Voices Award from the Architectural League, the New Practices Award from the AIA New York, the Young Architects Program Award from the Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1, and a Holcim Sustainability Award. Recently, Benjamin appeared in Rolling Stoneas one of “25 People Shaping the Future,” and The Living was ranked third on Fast Company’s list of World’s Ten Most Innovative Architecture Firms. Clients include the City of New York, Seoul Municipal Government, Google, Nike, 3M, Airbus, BMW, Miami Science Museum, and Björk. Recent projects include the Princeton University Embodied Computation Lab (a new building for research on robotics and IoT), Pier 35 EcoPark (a 200-foot-long floating pier in the East River that changes color according to water quality), and Hy-Fi (a branching tower for MoMA PS1 made of a new type of biodegradable brick).

Meeting Location

Our meeting will be held at

The Conference Center at Montclair State University

1 Normal Avenue, University Hall

Montclair NJ 07043

6:00 – 9:00 PM

Free for ALNNJ members to attend, RSVP required

ALNNJ Members should RSVP via one of their November membership meeting email announcements or contact us at

Please send your RSVP before 12 Noon on Tuesday, November 13, 2018. Be sure to include number attending.