The Lowline is a plan to build the world’s first underground park beneath the Lower East Side of Manhattan. He is leading a community-based effort to use innovative solar technology to convert a historic trolley terminal into a shared community space. Dan formerly led strategic partnerships at PopTech; held several strategy, operations, and marketing roles at Google; and worked in small business development within the New York City government.
Matthew is an artist and designer who created Nooka Inc., a lab that explores universal communication via form, language and fashion. He has an intense appreciation of global design culture, and his designs have been admitted into JIDA Museum’s permanent collection, as well as MoMA’s Design Destination: NYC.
Since his last appearance at the PSFK Conference in 2013, Barasch and his team have been busy improving their technology and proving their ambitious project is feasible
In this video, Rodrigo Nino talks about why crowd-sourcing provides the answer to successful and economical growth.