Transportation & Livable Community for 21st Century (2 HSWs)
November 30, 2006
AIA San Francisco
130 Sutter Street, Suite 600
TRANSPORTATION & LIVABLE COMMUNITY FOR 21ST CENTURY, presented by AIA East Bay's Tian Feng, AIA, FCSI
- An International Overview
A livable community represents a collective physical and social qualities that support productive, enjoyable, and healthy life style. Architect has the most significant role in creating the physical aspects of a livable community through beautifying landscape and living spacing, humanizing infrastructure, and preserving natural resources. Transportation is an essential to both physical and social aspects of a livable community. 21st century transportation’s key challenge is to continue improve people’s mobility while enhance community’s livability and sustainability. This program will highlight global practices in applying public transport as catalyst to revitalize our cities and energize our suburbs. The pictorial presentations of international case studies will show how global cities are striving for mapping out livable and sustainable communities for the new century.
Tian A. Feng, AIA, FCSI, is the chief architect for BART. His work on environmental design and public transits has received international and national recognition, including US EPA, the US Senate and Congress. He has been a presenter at many international and US conferences on sustainability, urban infrastructure and transit systems.
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