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, May 14, 2004
> -----Original Message----- > From: Borrelli, Juan > Sent: Monday, May 10, 2004 11:27 AM > To: #PlanningPO > Subject: Envisioning Community: New Tools for Planning & Place-Making > > Envisioning Community > New Tools For Planning and Place-Making > Wednesday, May 19th, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm > (Refreshments at 6:30 pm, Presentation at 7:00 pm) > MetroCenter Auditorium, 101 Eighth Street, Oakland > directly across from the Lake Merritt BART station > > FREE !!! Space is Limited. Please RSVP to Christina Ratcliffe, AICP at > Cratcliffe@... > or call 510-272-4491 x 205 > Please join us for an evening of socializing, presentation and discussion. > The topic will be state-of-the-art planning, urban design and > architecture, and associated simulation and visualization tools.
> leave with a greater understanding of the challenges, the benefits, and > how to best use these tools in your private or public planning practice. > The maturing set of planning information and design technologies can now > deliver more on their promise - better information to support better > decisions to create better buildings and places (vibrant neighborhoods, > districts, cities and regions). > > Yet, do we fully understand their power and potential yet? Are they > standard practice yet? We will focus on two sets of tools: (a) interactive > GIS map and modeling tools that automate GIS work, provide quick access to > information, and empower spatially-based queries that illuminate patterns > and solutions unavailable otherwise; and (b) 3-D visualization tools that > simulate urban and architectural design proposals for easier, quicker and > more powerful understanding and assessment.
Please join us and contribute
> to the dialogue. > > Agenda and Presenters: > The Challenge, The Promise, and the Case of San Francisco - Scott T. > Edmondson, AICP, Planner, City and County of San Francisco > Crafting Strategic Solutions - Dena Belzer, Principal, Strategic Economics > > Developing Web-Based Interactive GIS Tools - Cheryl Parker, Principal, The > Urban Explorer > Employing 3-D Visualization - Hartmut Gerdes, AICP, Assoc. AIA, Principal, > Square One Productions
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