Can We Build a Better Burb? Retrofitting Sprawl for Regional Resiliency

APA Indiana Chapter

#9112972

Friday, October 7, 2016
12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. EDT

CM | 1.25

Add to My Log

Overview

Transforming our suburban landscapes for increased resiliency is a major planning and development priority of the 21st century. Suburban areas are not destined to remain filled with strip malls and excess parking lots; they represent enormous opportunities to rescale sprawling landscapes into diverse and thriving pedestrian-oriented neighborhoods, or to regreen with open space. What can you do to further the national challenge to build a better burb?

Speakers

June Williamson

Confirmed Speaker

June Williamson, RA, LEED AP, is associate professor of architecture and urban design at the City College of New York, CUNY. She is co-author, with Ellen Dunham-Jones, of "Retrofitting Suburbia: Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs,” and author of “Designing Suburban Futures: New Models from Build a Better Burb.” Over ... Read More