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Imagine Austin Speaker Series
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 more resilient, safe, and sustainable communities. Featured speaker Gia Biagi is Senior Director for Urbanism + Civic Impact at Studio Gang, an architecture and urban design collective located in Chicago and New York. A strategic thinker who connects ideas with action, Gia is widely regarded as a thought leader in the preservation, enhancement, and expansion of urban public space. Below is the video of the talk, and you can view her presentation here (Adobe Reader needed to download).
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