The American Institute of Architects presents Livable Communities:
Walking, Working, Water-Connecting Urban and Environmental Issues with Design Opportunities
The Livable Communities conference will engage design professionals, public officials, and others in an exploration of the intersecting spheres of community and environment through design. The focus will be on creating sustainable places that connect opportunities related to walking, working, and water.
Thursday, September 14. Friday through Sunday.
Activities feature Citistates Chairman Neal Pierce providing a national perspective on sustainability of our urban regions.
Key political leaders discussing public policy and regional growth
Participants examining region-to-city-to-neighborhood issues in a series of breakout sessions Participants examining region-to-city-to-neighborhood issues in a series of breakout sessions
Four “Future Visions” panels (“City as Waterfront,” “City Reconstructed—A new vision for the Gulf,” “Density and Rapid Growth,” and “Resettling the Rust Belt”) outlining key strategies for guiding future growth
Participants taking part in tours and mobile workshops of Seattle’s most notable places.
Earn up to 14.5 AIA/CES learning units, including HSW credits.
For more information: http://www.aia.org/ev_rudc_seattle2006 or call 202-626-7557