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Urban Design: Urban Idealism in America from the Puritans to the Present

June23 Urban Design

Image: Alex Krieger FAIA

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    Free and open to the public.

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    1.5 LU AIA credits are available

Renowned Professor and Urban Designer Alex Krieger discusses his new book, City on a Hill: Urban Idealism in America from the Puritans to the Present, a sweeping history of American cities and towns, and the utopian aspirations that shaped them, by one of America’s leading urban planners and scholars.

Alex Krieger FAIA, is Professor in Practice of Urban Design at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, where he has been honored repeatedly as one of Harvard’s most outstanding teachers. Krieger is coeditor of Mapping Boston and Towns and Town-Making Principles and coauthor of A Design Primer for Cities and Towns. He is also a Principal at NBBJ, a global firm offering services in architecture, urban design, and planning. He is a frequent advisor to mayors and their planning staffs, and has served on a number of national and regional boards and commissions, including the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts.