Tuesday, 03 June 2014 00:00

Sustainability at the Block Scale

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Today’s urbanists are combining the sustainable qualities of traditional towns and cities with high performance “green” technologies.  Many technologies are available at the scale of the block, such as district energy, stormwater filtration, and solar orientation and shading. 

Tuesday, 03 June 2014 00:00

Jeff Speck

Jeff Speck is a city planner and urban designer who consults to public officials and the real estate industry. As Director of Design at the National Endowment for the Arts from 2003 through 2007, he directed the Mayors' Institute on City Design and Your Town programs, and created a new initiative, the Governors' Institute on Community Design. Prior to joining the Endowment, Mr. Speck spent ten years as Director of Town Planning at Duany Plater-Zyberk and Co.

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