James von Klemperer speaker Darien Mens Association

Skyscraper Architect Talks on Super Tall Buildings at Darien Mens Association

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The architect building One Vanderbilt Place, the 435-meter skyscraper being built next door to Grand Central Station, will speak on architectural design and super tall buildings at the Darien Mens Association on Wednesday, Nov. 28. James von Klemperer, who served on the Zoning Board of Appeals in Darien from 1996 to 2003, will focus on architectural design and other factors associated with the creation and construction of super tall buildings. — an announcement from the Darien Mens Association

James serves as the president and design principal of Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, PC. He has been responsible for the design of major commissions throughout North America, Europe and Asia.

At Grace Farms: Community Dinner & Panel Discussion on Architecture

Enjoy a special meal with friends and neighbors, featuring a performance by Arms & Voices. This affordable dining experience promises expansive views and excellent company. The evening will take place in the River building’s Commons—a 6,900 square foot glass room appointed with social community tables built from trees harvested on the grounds, comfortable sofas, and a coffee bar serving our very own Heavenly Roast. Stay in the Commons after to participate in our free conversation,  After Dinner: Architecture on the Cusp. MENU
Corn Chowder
Honey-Lime Grilled Chicken
Rosemary Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
Angel Food Cake
Please note, tickets purchased at the Commons the night of the dinner will be $15 for adults, and $10 for kids.