Andres Duany - A Century for Cities: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

APA Florida, Treasure Coast Section


Monday, December 2, 2013
7 p.m. - 9 p.m. EST

Delray Beach, FL, United States

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The City of Delray Beach in partnership with the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council, Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency, Treasure Coast Section of the Florida American Planning Association, Florida Atlantic University School of Urban and Regional Planning, Palm Beach County Planning Congress, Inc., Abacoa Partnership For Community, and Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority has initiated a public education lecture series for planners, residents and visitors of the Region. The series is intended to focus on town planning, urban design, historic preservation, and the changing demographic and market trends that will affect and influence the long-term health and redevelopment of cities. This public education lecture series will showcase six distinguished speakers. The series is scheduled from December 2013 through May 2014. The first lecture in the series will be presented by Andrés Duany addressing the history and form of city planning. The emphasis will be on identifying the role and importance of cities in forming great civilized societies, trends signaling whether this century will be a renaissance period for cities, and identifying what cities and towns should be doing to make sure they do not get left behind.

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Andrés Duany

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Andrés Duany, founding principal at Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company, is widely recognized as a leader of the New Urbanism, an international movement that seeks to end suburban sprawl and urban disinvestment. Since completing the town design of Seaside, Florida, DPZ has completed designs for over 300 new towns, regional plans, and ... Read More