Episode 2: REDESIGNING CITIES: The Speedwell Foundation Talks @ Georgia Tech

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    • Wednesday January 9, 2019 - Thursday January 10, 2019
      6:00 pm - 7:59 pm
  • Location: Historic Academy of Medicine
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Carmen Wagster
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Georgia Institute of Technology | School of Architecture

Summary Sentence: Episode 2 of the Redesigning Cities lecture and podcast series is titled "Retrofitting Suburbia Too"

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Episode Two will explore the redesign of outdated, suburban infrastructure and associated aging malls, office parks, and other auto-oriented property types. How are suburbs confronting the challenges of climate change, equity, social capital, and new modes of mobility?

June Williamson and Allison Allison Arieff will present and discuss innovative case studies and the forces helping or hindering their implementation. June Williamson is Associate Professor of Architecture at The City College of New York. She is author of Designing Suburban Futures and co-author of Retrofitting Suburbia as well as the forthcoming sequel. Allison Arieff is Executive Director of SPUR in San Francisco, Editorial Director of The Urbanist, contributing writer to The New York Times since 2006, and recipient of the 2018 American Institute of Graphic Arts Steven Heller Award for Cultural Commentary.

Live Event: January 9, 2019 from 6-8 PM, Historic Academy of Medicine

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

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Faculty/Staff, Postdoc, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
redesigning cities, urbanism, lecture
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