Architecture Roundtable with Jane Smith, Founding Partner, Spacesmith
This event starts on October 29th at 6:00 PM.
On October 29th, YJP will be hosting an evening with Jane Smith, Founding Partner at Spacesmith.
Attendees will have the opportunity to partake in an intimate and candid roundtable discussion and Q&A session.
This will be the first of our AEC mentorship series, providing unparalleled access to industry titans. Come prepared with all your burning questions!
6:00 - 6:45 PM | Networking & Refreshments
6:45 - 7:45 PM | Roundtable Session (Discussion + Q&A)
7:45 - 8:00 PM | Post-Session Networking
For any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org
*Please note, this event is exclusively for young professionals in the real estate, construction, engineering, interior design, and architecture industries*
Refreshments will be served - Dietary Laws Observed
Jane Smith, FAIA, IIDA is the founding partner of Spacesmith, LLP, an architecture, planning, and interior design firm with offices in New York City and Hudson, NY. With a diverse portfolio and many repeat clients, Spacesmith has completed work for city, state, and federal agencies, schools, not-for-profits, and private sector clients in fashion, finance, and media. Institutional and educational clients include the US Department of State Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations, New York State Office of General Services, NYC Department of Design + Construction for the Design Excellence Program, Columbia University, New York University, St. John’s University, and the School of Visual Arts. Not-for-profit and corporate clients include the American Natural History Museum, International Rescue Committee, Breaking Ground, BlackRock, Bacardi, Abrams Books, and MarketAxess.
For twelve years, Jane served as the Chair of the Interior Design Department at the School of Visual Arts (SVA), guiding and mentoring the next generation of designers. At SVA she developed a faculty of design and technical leaders and has engaged designers and architects in an ongoing dialogue of collaboration and professional inclusion. She is currently serving as Special Advisor to the President to develop a Master Program in Architecture at the School of Visual Arts.
Jane is dedicated to making meaningful contributions to the practice of architecture and serving the community. She is currently serving as the co-chair of the Architecture Leadership Council for the NYC Building Congress and as a director on the AIA New State Board. She has been an active member in organizations such as CoreNet, Women Executives in Real Estate, and the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter. Jane served on the AIANY Board Executive Committee for five years as Secretary and VP of Professional Development.
In 2017, Jane received the AIA New York State President’s Award for outstanding contributions to the profession in education, industry, or government by an AIANYS member. Her work was recognized by the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation, for one of 100 outstanding structures and built environments designed by women in New York City. She is a regular participant on juries and panels for various educational and industry organizations.
Jane holds a bachelor’s degree in Architecture, cum laude, from Arizona State University and a master’s degree in finance from the Stern School of Business, New York University.