How should existing cities, their systems and policies, be redesigned to address 21st Century challenges?
REDESIGNING CITIES: The Speedwell Foundation Talks @ Georgia Tech is a series of presentations + conversations with leading urbanists that address 21st Century urban challenges: social capital, equity, climate change, outdated infrastructure, disruptive technologies, and money. The series is hosted by Ellen Dunham-Jones, professor and director of the Master of Science in Urban Design degree in the Georgia Tech School of Architecture.
Six free live events will be held beginning December 4, 2018 from 6:30 – 8:00 PM at the Academy of Medicine (875 West Peachtree Street Northwest, Atlanta, Georgia 30309) and valet parking available.
NOTICE: Please be advised that by attending this event, you may be filmed or photographed. Georgia Tech may use that photo and your image on any of its websites or in other printed material.
Jeff Tumlin, Principal and Director of Strategy at Nelson Nygaard, and Harriet Tregoning, past Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Office of Community Planning and Development at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Live Event: December 4, 2018 from 6-8 PM, Academy of Medicine
Podcast: Stay Tuned!
Video: Stay Tuned!
Allison Arieff, Editorial Director for The Urbanist, New York Times "By Design" column, and June Williamson, Associate Professor at The City College of New York, author of Designing Suburban Futures.
Live Event: January 9, 2019 from 6-8 PM, Academy of Medicine
Maurice Cox, Architect and Planning Commissioner of Detroit, and Mitchell Silver, Parks and Recreation Commissioner of New York City and former APA President
Live Event: January 30, 2019 from 6-8 PM, Academy of Medicine
To Be Announced
Live Event: February 20
To Be Announced
Live Event: March 27
Live Event: April 24
REDESIGNING CITIES: The Speedwell Foundation Talks @ Georgia Tech is sponsored by Mike and Jenny Messner, the creators of the Speedwell Foundation, which is an organization focused on restoring and expanding public parks and green spaces in cities around the U.S.
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Interested in acquiring the skills to redesign the policies, systems, and spaces of cities? Check out the Master of Science in Urban Design (MSUD) Program at Georgia Tech. Click here to apply now!