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Imagine Austin Speaker Series
Sep 28, 2016 - 11:18 am CDT
Gullivar Shepard of Michale Van Valkenburgh Associates Inc. discusses complicated landscape contexts and strategic thinking that have enable the realization of transformative projects for several growing cities. The Waller Creek Chain of Parks project is presented as a reflection upon how landscape planning moves beyond aesthetic place-making to help shape the context of Austin's current growth.
Imagine Austin Speaker Series - September 21, 2016
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Sep 28, 2016 - 10:58 am CDT
An Integrated Water Resource Plan to Meet Our Community's Future Water Needs
Austin is one of the fastest growing cities in the country. With a rapidly growing city and a changing...
Tagged: austin water
Jun 01, 2016 - 08:37 am CDT
Urban parks play a vital role in cities as a critical part of civic infrastructure that promotes community engagement, improves health outcomes, drives economic development, and contributes to...
Mar 28, 2016 - 12:46 pm CDT
Mick Cornett Oklahoma City Mayor Mayor implemented a series of changes in Oklahoma City. Installing new sidewalks, parks and other place making Features and amenities...
Tagged: Healthy Austin
Dec 28, 2015 - 03:17 pm CST
On December 9th, Imagine Austin hosted an inspiring and engaging talk with Dr. Antwi Akom, Associate Professor of Environmental Sociology, Public...
Dec 28, 2015 - 03:12 pm CST
On October 30th Imagine Austin and CNU hosted a morning with co-founder of Dover, Kohl & Partners Town Planning based in Coral Gables, Florida, ...
Jul 01, 2015 - 11:49 am CDT
Panelists from this Speaker Series event included Greg Meszaros, the Director of Austin Water Utility, and John Hofmann, Executive VP with the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA), where they...
Tagged: Water conservation
Mar 17, 2015 - 03:38 pm CDT
This Imagine Austin Speakers Series includes presentations and a panel discussion on the topic of "Integrating nature into the City”. Integrating nature into the City is one of the guiding...
Mar 17, 2015 - 03:32 pm CDT
Austin continues to be one of the fastest growing cities in the nation. But as the economy expands, not all industries, occupations, and skill sets are...
Mar 17, 2015 - 03:12 pm CDT
Mark Stern is a professor of Social Policy, co-director of the Urban Studies Program, and principal investigator for the Social Impact of the Arts Project (SIAP); all at University of Pennsylvania...
Tagged: Creative Placemaking