Peter Hall in DC
- Someone might want to attend this and report:
LEnfant Lecture on City Planning and Design
The Sustainable City: A Mythical Beast?
Sir Peter Hall
Thursday, December 15
The National Building Museum and the American Planning Association (APA) have established the annual LEnfant Lecture on City Planning and Design that will feature leading figures in planning, architecture, urban design, governance, and other fields. The lecture series is intended to enliven dialogue in the United States about urban and regional growth and to stimulate development of communities of lasting value. Future LEnfant lectures will take place in Washington and other cities.
In the inaugural lecture, Sir Peter Hall will examine ways to achieve sustainability in cities by considering positive examples in the U.S. and Europe. Director of the Institute of Community Studies and professor of planning at the Bartlett School of Architecture and Planning, University College London, Sir Peter has served on the faculties of several British universities and the University of California, Berkeley. He received the Balzan Prize, which ranks among the most valuable prizes in the world, for his lifetime contributions to the understanding of modern cities. Among Sir Peters many major publications are the classic studies Urban and Regional Planning and Cities of Tomorrow. 1.5 CEU
$12 Museum and APA members, and students; $17 nonmembers; $10 students. Prepaid registration required.
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