Memphis Regional Design Center
Urban Magnets:Lessons in Sustainable Place-Making
–>Please join Crosstown Arts, ULI Memphis and Livable Memphis for a lecture on sustainable placemaking.
Memphis College of Art
Callicott Auditorium – Rust Hall
Thursday, February 9, 2012
5:30 p.m. – Reception
6:00 p.m. – Program
Alan Boniface, B.A., B.Arch., MAIBC, MRAIC, AIA
Short Bio: Alan is the current managing partner of the Vancouver studio of DIALOG, past chair of the Vancouver Planning Commission and chair of the Vancouver District Council of the Urban Land Institute.He is recognized as a leading thinker on urban issues. His experience with large mixed-use projects, unique sustainable architecture and public space design all contribute to a unique approach to city-making.Lecture Description: A study in the fundamental ingredients integral to making sustainable places. In particular a discussion of ‘Urban Magnets’, a methodology which helps assess and assist in the design of sustainable communities.The program will also include short presentations of Memphis "urban magnet" projects in the early stages of planning and development that can serve as local references and points of comparison for the speaker’s discussion of urban magnets more generally.Sponsors: Crosstown Arts, ULI Memphis, and Livable Memphis
This is non an MRDC event. Please contact Emily Halpern at Crosstown Arts for more information.
MRDC Sponsors/ Donors 2010-2011
Hyde Family Foundations
Downtown Memphis Commission
University of Memphis Department of ArchitectureMemphis BioworksFoundation
Lee & Annette Askew
Logan & Simone Meeks
Michael OakesDan Poag
Dr. Ken Reardon
Dr. Kenneth Robinson
Ron WalterKui-Mew Wong
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