FORA.tv Speaker - Marilyn Jordan Taylor

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Biography

Architect and urban designer Marilyn Jordan Taylor is known for her passionate involvement in the design of urban projects and civic initiatives, as well as for her exceptional leadership on some of the most complex public and institutional projects around the world.

An expert in using public space and infrastructure to shape urban districts and civic places, Ms. Taylor leads SOM's Urban Design & Planning practice, including such projects as Columbia University's Manhattanville Master Plan, the East River Waterfront Master Plan, the reclamation of Con Ed's East River sites for mixed-use development, the new research building at Memorial Sloan-Kettering, and the new urban campus for John Jay College. Ms. Taylor also founded and leads SOM Airports and Transportation, working on U.S. airport projects such as Terminal 4 at JFK, Continental Airlines at Newark, and the expansion of Washington, DC's Dulles International Airport. Her international airport projects include SkyCity at Hong Kong International Airport and the Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, as well as the new Terminal 3 at Singapore's Changi Airport. Ms. Taylor's transit work has been equally diverse, ranging from the award-winning Changi Airport Station in Singapore to the Transit-Friendly Land Use Handbook for New Jersey Transit. Her train projects include all 15 intercity rail stations from Washington, DC to Boston. She also led SOM's planning and transportation design for reuse of New York's Farley Post Office as the Moynihan Station.

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New Aging: Envisioning the Future

10.01.10 | 01:39:53 min | 6 comments