SoA Lecture Series: Tim Keane, Atlanta Commissioner of City Planning

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Wednesday January 20, 2016 - Thursday January 21, 2016
      5:00 pm - 6:59 pm
  • Location: Reinsch-Pierce Auditorium, East Architecture Building
  • Phone:
  • URL:
  • Email:
  • Fee(s):
  • Extras:

Tia Jewell
Communications & Events
School of Architecture, Georgia Tech


Summary Sentence: “The Kind of a City Atlanta Is”

Full Summary: No summary paragraph submitted.

Co-hosted by the School of Architecture and the School of City & Regional Planning

Tim Keane brings over twenty years of urban design and planning experience to his new position as Commissioner for the Department of Planning and Community Development for the city of Atlanta.

Keane previously served as the Director of Planning, Preservation and Sustainability for the City of Charleston, S.C. and was responsible urban planning, design review, historic preservation and zoning for the City of Charleston. He also led Charleston’s sustainability initiatives and managed code enforcement and neighborhood beautification. In addition, his office also led the city’s tourism management planning efforts. Under his leadership, the city created a Century Five Comprehensive Plan—a ten-to-fifteen year guide for growth and development. 

Tim previously served as the Director of Planning for the Town of Davidson, N.C., where he led all planning and regulatory operations. He also started a private design firm where he worked with private developers on notable projects including Mixson in North Charleston—a community of green and energy efficient homes. 

Keane received his graduate degree in Architecture from the University of North Carolina—Charlotte. He was a Knight Fellow in Community Building at the University of Miami School of Architecture in 2001.

Additional Information

In Campus Calendar

College of Design, School of City & Regional Planning, School of Architecture

Invited Audience
Undergraduate students, Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students
Career/Professional development, Conference/Symposium, Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
No keywords were submitted.
  • Created By: Tia Jewell
  • Workflow Status: Archived
  • Created On: Jan 6, 2016 - 7:19am
  • Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017 - 5:17pm