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Urban Design Committee

January 24, 2019 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Price: This meeting is free and open to all
Where: BSA Space, 290 Congress Street, Suite 200, Boston

Urban Design Committee

Challenges for the Future of Our Cities in 3000 Seconds

Join the Urban Design Committee for our 2019 inaugural event with 3,000 seconds of fast-paced presentations on the latest in design, planning, advocacy, and transportation in Boston and abroad. Approximately 10 speakers will present five-minute micro-lectures addressing critical urban design issues, challenges and solutions. Catch up on the latest evolution in climate adaptation, affordable housing, transit & mobility, community & city building, and urban agriculture & food security. There will be food, drink, lively conversation, and a preview of more to come on the UD Committee agenda for this year. 
Speakers will include:
Julie Wormser, Deputy Director, Mystic River Watershed Association
Kathryn Firth, Urban Design Director, NBBJ
Alisha Pegan, Climate Ready Boston Coordinator, City of Boston
Katie Swenson, Loeb Fellow, Vice President, Design and Sustainability, Enterprise Community Partners
Jacob Wessel, Director,. City Hall to Go, City of Boston
Rhiannon Sinclair, Urban Planner, Agency Landscape & Planning
James Miner, AICP , CEO, Urban Planner, Sasaki
Orion Kriegman, Executive Director, Boston Food Forest Coalition

Image: Isabel Zempel

For those who qualify, 2 LU/HSWs are available.

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