Transit Miami alumnus Mike Lydon will be back in the 305 and presenting at UM this week. This should be a great event.
Cities and Citizens: How Tactical Urbanism Is Changing the American City
Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 6:00 p.m.
Jorge M. Perez Architecture Center Glasgow Hall, 1215 Dickinson Drive, Coral Gables Campus.
Mike Lydon is principal in the Street Plans Collaborative, a planning, design, and advocacy firm based in Brooklyn and Miami. He launched the firm in 2009 after working with Duany Plater-Zyberk and Company, where he collaborated with Andres Duany and Jeff Speck in completing The Smart Growth Manual, honored by Planetizen as one of the top planning books of 2010. He is also the primary author of The Open Streets Project and Tactical Urbanism 2: Short-Term Action Long-Term Change, two research efforts contributing to Pattern Cities, a project about cities and the ideas they incubate. Lydon received a B.A. in American Cultural Studies from Bates College in Maine and a Masters in Urban Planning from the University of Michigan.
Lecture: Sponsored by the University of Miami School of Architecture
Free and open to the public. For more information, visit our website at www.arc.miami.edu.
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