Mark Johnson, FASLA: "In Search of Sustainable Urbanism: Systems and Territories"
Location: Architecture Hall, Room 147
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 @ 6:30 PM
The Department of Landscape Architecture and Great City welcome notable landscape architect and founder of Civitas Inc. Mark Johnson, FASLA as he discusses approaches to Sustainable Urbanism.Civitas has focused on the design of healthier, more livable and more sustainable cities for 25 years. Civitas projects have been at the leading edge of both the theory and practice of urban regeneration and landscape urbanism, with major transformative interventions achieved across the country. Mark Johnson will discuss the development of both theory and projects, shedding light on the most current work and thinking about what it really takes to design cities for the next generation of urban life. His work is currently addressing significant waterfront regeneration in San Diego, Los Angeles, Miami, St. Louis and New York; projects that reveal his thinking on the systems that make cities healthy and the territories that we design for living.