More Urban and More Green: Cities Hold the Key

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Room 125 LA Building


Guest Lecture:  Ken Greenberg, Greenberg Consultants, Toronto, will present:

More Urban and More Green: Cities Hold the Key

Pizza at 11:45: Presentation starts at 12:00 pm
Sponsored by the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects

Ken Greenberg was one of 40 participant in the recent Ontario Place design charrette, an event organized to demonstrate  alternatives to casino development on this site.

Mr. Greenberg is an architect, urban designer, teacher, writer, former Director of Urban Design and Architecture for the City of Toronto and Principal of Greenberg Consultants. For over three decades he has played a pivotal role on public and private assignments in urban settings throughout North America and Europe, focusing on the rejuvenation of downtowns, waterfronts, neighborhoods and on campus master planning, regional growth management, and new community planning. Cities as diverse as Toronto, Hartford, Amsterdam, New York, Boston, Montréal, Washington DC, Paris, Detroit, Saint Paul and San Juan Puerto Rico have benefited from his advocacy and passion for restoring the vitality, relevance and sustainability of the public realm in urban life. In each city, with each project, his strategic, consensus-building approach has led to coordinated planning and a renewed focus on urban design. He is the recipient of the 2010 American Institute of Architects Thomas Jefferson Award for public design excellence and the author of Walking Home: the Life and Lessons of a City Builder published by Random House.

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