Envisioning Community: New Tools for Planning & Place-Making
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> 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
> 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, andPlease join us and contribute
> 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.
> 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,
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