Public Art & Placemaking Discussion

APA National Capital Area Chapter


Friday, December 2, 2016
3 p.m. - 5 p.m. EST

Silver Spring, MD, United States

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Paula Rees will present several mixed-use development projects that have fully realized the positive economic benefit of incorporating great examples of public art and placemaking. She will narrow her focus to the planning details as they specifically relate to the construction budget. She will discuss the difference between public art and placemaking, but also making the connection between 1) providing a unique experience, and 2) increasing the bottom line investment.

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Paula Rees

Principal of the Seattle-based firm Foreseer, Paula Rees is best known for her ability to create lasting connections between large urban environments and the people who use them. Rees’s strength is in developing enriching human experiences through placemaking, public art programs and wayfinding systems. Her firm’s work in ... Read More

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