August Commercial Real Estate & MCEDC Membership Meeting
Join the Morris County Chamber of Commerce’s Commercial Real Estate Committee and the Morris County Economic Development Corporation for a Joint Committee and MCEDC General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, August 1st, at 9 AM at the Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Rd, Morristown, NJ 07960. Doors will open at 8:45 AM with a light breakfast with the program starting at 9 AM. This event is complimentary for Chamber Members, Morris County Economic Development Corporation Partners (Members), and Morris County Economic Development Alliance Supporters (Members).
This Month’s Program: Strengthening Communities through people-centered Design
Join us for a discussion with Gensler Morristown’s Roger Smith about how design can shape and improve the human experience and create thriving, inclusive and equitable communities. Roger’s presentation will detail:
- Reimagining communities using people-centered design
- Community co-creation that engages residents in the design process
- The 20-min neighborhood through the lens of equity
About Our Presenter
With more than 30 years of experience, Roger Smith has dedicated his practice to making communities stronger through design. As a member of Gensler’s Global Race and Diversity Committee and Co-Chair of the Gensler Research Institute’s Center for Research on Equity and the Built Environment, he encourages design through the lens of the human experience. Roger received the 2020 AIA New Jersey Distinguished Service Award which recognizes individuals who demonstrate exceptional leadership and have made significant contributions to the architecture profession. As a Principal and Design Director, his collaborative style and unwavering pursuit of excellence has resulted in award winning buildings and developed a cadre of talented professionals. He shares his love for architecture with students at the Hillier College of Architecture and Design at NJIT, and the Michael Graves College at Kean University and at the Weitzman School of Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania where he received his Master of Architecture degree.