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Studio Libeskind is involved in designing and realizing a diverse array of urban, cultural and commercial projects around the globe.  Our Studio is a collaboration of architects and designers...


Michael Bierut

Partner, Pentagram Design

Michael Bierut studied graphic design at the University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning, graduating summa cum laude in 1980. He worked for ten years at Vignelli Associatesbefore...


Ares Management Corporation (NYSE: ARES) is a leading global alternative investment manager operating complementary, integrated investment groups that invest across the credit, private equity and real estate markets. Ares...


Nnenna Lynch

Founder, Xylem Projects

Nnenna Lynch is the founder of Xylem Projects, a new real estate venture dedicated to preserving housing and creating mixed-use projects throughout the tri-state area. She joins the board...


Joseph Messana-Croly

Project Manager, Programs

Joseph is working on community-led design programs at Van Alen. Joseph has focused on the intersection of design and community engagement, municipal land use, and the application of equitable...


Downtown Brooklyn Partnership is a not-for-profit local development corporation that serves as the primary champion for Downtown Brooklyn as a world-class business, cultural, educational, residential, and retail destination. Source


Kerri Culhane

Board Member, Think!Chinatown

For over 20 years, activist-public historian Kerri Culhane has used applied interdisciplinary research to inform a community-based approach to neighborhood placekeeping, more critical than ever at this time of...



Joanna Frank

Founding President & CEO,
Center for Active Design

Joanna Frank is the Founding President & CEO of the Center for Active Design (CfAD), where she advances design and development practices to foster healthy and engaged communities. Founded...


Karen Dawn Blondel is a trusted and respected local community leader and longtime resident of public housing in Red Hook, Brooklyn. She has been widely recognized and honored at...


Buro Happold is an international, integrated consultancy of engineers, consultants and advisers, operating in 26 locations worldwide, with over 70 partners and 1,900 employees.


Jaklitsch / Gardner Architects is an award-winning design practice with an international reputation for design excellence, material research, and its exacting commitment to craft. Founded in 1998, and led...


David Martin

President, Terra

David Martin is president of Miami-based real-estate development firm Terra, leading some of South Florida’s most impactful developments in neighborhoods like Coconut Grove, Miami Beach, Doral, and Weston.


Architects Sweden, Sveriges Arkitekter, is the collective trade union and professional organisation for all architects in Sweden.


Carla Swickerath

Vice Chair, Van Alen Board

Partner, Studio Libeskind

Since joining Studio Libeskind in 1999, Carla Swickerath has gained diverse experience in cultural, civic, retail, commercial, residential and planning projects around the world.


Ryan Gilliam

Executive Director, FABnyc

Ryan is an artist and organizer with three decades of experience working in the Lower East Side on community art projects and public space activations. She is a co-founder...


Silvia Aloisio

Architect and PhD fellow DRACo, Faculty of Architecture, Sapienza-University of Rome

Silvia Aloisio is an architect and Phd fellow of Sapienza University. She graduated in Architecture from the University of Rome Sapienza with full marks and honors.


Steven Baumgartner

Director, Baumgartner Urban Systems Strategy

Steven is an engineer and planner specializing in integrated systems solutions for campuses, communities, and cities. He founded Baumgartner Urban Systems Strategy (BUSS) after two decades with global integrated...


Brooklyn Cooperative Federal Credit Union (Brooklyn Coop) is a community credit union serving Central Brooklyn since its founding in 2001. We are also a certified CDFI (community development financial...


Hunter Tura

CEO, THE-CREATIVE

Hunter Tura is the CEO of THE-CREATIVE, an anti-disciplinary brand consultancy where he is responsible for the firm’s overall creative excellence and global business development. He was the Founder...


Annie Ferreira

Strategic Partnerships Manager

Annie Ferreira is the Strategic Partnerships Manager at Van Alen Institute.


Jonas Edblad

Partner, Wingårdhs Arkitektkontor

Jonas Edblad, Architect SAR/MSA, has extensive experience in urban design and planning of public buildings, universities, schools, cultural centers, commercial complexes and offices. As project architect for award-winning projects...


SCAPE is a design-driven landscape architecture and urban design studio based in New York and New Orleans. We believe landscape architecture can enable positive change in communities through the...


Innisfree delivers shareholder intelligence, strategic advise and solicitation execution services to the world’s leading corporations and investors when it matters most.


The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District, formed in 2006, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to enhance the reputation of Flatiron and NoMad as two of New...


Claire Weisz

Principal-in-Charge, WXY

Claire Weisz FAIA, is a founding principal of WXY architecture + urban design, WXY is globally recognized for its place-based approach to architecture, urban design, and planning, and has...


Mark Johnson

President, Civitas

Mark Johnson, FASLA, is a thought leader in the regeneration of inner-city areas. Examples include regeneration of Denver’s Stapleton Airport, since 1988; the Rivers District in Calgary and the...


HAIKO CORNELISSEN ARCHITECTURE is a New York-based office with Amsterdam roots where the knowledge of architects, historians, designers, builders, researchers, developers and engineers is combined into spatial solutions that...


Xylem Projects is a mission-driven real estate development and investment firm dedicated to preserving housing and creating high-impact mixed-use projects that enable people and neighborhoods to prosper. Source


At MARVEL, we recognize that the pressing issues facing contemporary cities, communities, and the natural environment can only be solved with bold, collective action. We embrace global challenges. For...