Executive Director of the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter (AIANY)
Center for Architecture
Benjamin Prosky is the Executive Director of the American Institute of Architects New
York Chapter (AIANY) and the Center for Architecture. With a background in urban
studies and urban planning, Prosky has devoted his career to a range of projects and
initiatives dedicated to the promotion and interpretation of architecture and the city. He
first started working for the Institut Français Architecture (IFA) in Paris, coordinating
exhibitions and public programs. He then moved to the Canadian Center for
Architecture (CCA), where he worked as Head of Public and University Programs.
Prosky worked for six years at Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture,
Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) as Director of Special Events and External Affairs.
In 2009, he was one of a team of four to co-found Architizer, the first social and
professional networking site for architects. Prior to his role at AIANY, Prosky served for
five years as Assistant Dean for Communications at Harvard University Graduate
School of Design (GSD), where he oversaw exhibitions, publications, events, and web
content. Prosky serves on the Board of Directors of the Association of Architecture
Organizations and is a member of the Steering Committee of NYCxDESIGN.
October 5, 2018 (Friday)
Kellen Auditorium (N101)
Opening Remarks 10:00am -10:30amPanel: Luxury Now x Future 10:45am – 12:00pmNetworking/Lunch 12:00pm – 1:00pmPanel B: Luxury A Force for Good? 1:00pm – 2:30pmNetworking/ Coffee break 2:30pm – 3:00pmKeynote: Mark Fina 3:00pm – 4:00pmNetworking/ Happy Hour 4:00pm – 5:00pm
*Free lunch will be provided to the first 50 registered attendees.