Lecture by Uri Avin: Pursuing Best Practice Planning Techniques Or The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Planner (UC Berkeley, 4/16)
Uri Avin: Pursuing Best Practice Planning Techniques Or The Loneliness Of
The Long Distance Planner
Date: Thursday, April 16, 2009 (12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.)
Location: 316 Wurster, UC Berkeley
Contact Info: Janet Dawson, 510-642-4874, jgdawson@...
Two case studies are presented - suburban Atlanta and the mid-coast of
Maine - that underscore the importance of institution-building and social
inclusion in advancing sustainable transportation and land-use plans. Uri
Avin, Practice Leader for Regional Growth Management with PB PlaceMaking,
shares years of knowledge in how to translate smart-growth theories to
cutting-edge practice via public engagement, scenario building, and
envisioning the future with a multi-sectoral lens.
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