Prior to his most recent work, Matt was a founding Principal of Catalyst, which had unique expertise in integrating urban and natural systems. A charter member of the Congress of the New Urbanism, Taecker was a Principal at Calthorpe Associates, where he worked closely with Peter Calthorpe to develop "transit-oriented development" principles, and apply them to a wide range of settings. Taecker has taught at the University of Southern California, UC Davis Extension, and UC Berkeley, where he earned his Master in Architecture and Master of City Planning degrees. He studied urban policy and economics as an undergraduate at the University of Chicago.
Regional and Urban Design Forum: Berkeley Downtown Area Plan Update
Matt Taecker, creator of Centers and Edges, will give an update on the Berkeley downtown area plan as well as describe the public realm "Streets and Open Space Improvement Plan" that he's developed.
Time: Noon - 1:30pm
Location: AIA East Bay Chapter Office, 1405 Clay Street, Oakland
Contact: 510/464-3600 or Douglas Frazier, AIA
Cost: None; this presentation is open to all. Please RSVP.
1.5 CES LUs
For more information: 510/464-3600