James Corner, principal and founder of James Corner Field Operations , the High Line project lead, will lecture on his recent and current works at the Cooper Union on Wednesday, December 9th.
In addition to the High Line, Corner's work with Field Operations includes the current transformation of the 2,200-acre landfill site Fresh Kills on Staten Island, which will be one of the largest public parks in the world. James Corner Field Operations has received numerous awards, including the New York City Arts Commission Award for Excellence in Design and the Daimler-Chrysler Award for Design Innovation.
Admission is free for league members and the Cooper Union Students and Staff, and is $10.00 for non-members.
Wednesday, December 9th
Cooper Union's Great Hall
7 East 7th Street, New York, NY
Non-members can purchase tickets here .
For more information, see the Architectural League of New York Web site .