AIA Conference on Architecture 2020
Los Angeles, CA
May 14-16, 2020
Renewing the Workshop for Peace: The United Nations Headquarters, 2003-2015
Thursday, May 14 | 9:30-11:00am
EYP modernization expert Matthew Chalifoux will discuss how the United Nations Headquarters rehabilitation reclaims the fabric and enhances the functionality of this iconic mid-century complex while accommodating robust new requirements within an inelastic envelope. This presentation will demonstrate how the comprehensive upgrades and architectural interventions that grow from practical demands related to life safety, security, energy, resilience, accessibility, technology, and program enabled opportunities to renew heritage features and to innovatively leverage and update original unrealized ideas to improve the client, user, and visitor experience.