OHNY Talk: Engineering the High Line

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Sunday, October 11, 2009 - 3:00am to 4:00am

OHNY Talk: Engineering the High Line

Nat Oppenheimer, A Principal at the structural engineering firm Robert Silman Associates, discusses the difficulties involved in engineering a park 30 feet in the air in this free public lecture, part of Open House New York weekend.

OHNY talks on the High Line are first come first served, RSVP's are not being collected for these events. OHNY talks will take place on the West side of the 14th Street passage on the High Line, just south of the 14th Street stair. Guests will be admitted until program is full.

Nat Oppenheimer joined RSA in 1988. A Greenwich Village native, he was drawn to the firm by its location, office culture, and impressive project list. In addition to his day-to-day project management role, Nat oversees the general marketing and business development strategy of the firm and is involved in the technical and professional advancement of the staff.

Nat is on the Board of the Architectural League and has served on numerous committees, including the Executive Committee. He teaches at the Princeton University School of Architecture, where he has been since 2000, and has taught at Graduate School of Architecture at Columbia University and at Parsons, the New School for Design. He has been a guest juror at a number of Universities, including Princeton, Columbia, Penn, Pratt, and Parsons.

This lecture is part of our participation in the annual Open House New York weekend.