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URBAN DESIGN: Making Public Places Forum Next Monday

Posted By Olivia Chen On July 9, 2009 @ 5:30 pm In Green Design Events,Urban design | 5 Comments

Making Public Places, Balmori Associates, public space, urban design, event [1]

How does urban space become a public place? How does design impact a space’s civic liveliness? On Monday, July 13, 2009, from 10 am to 1 pm, Diana Balmori [2] and her NYC-based landscape and urban design firm Balmori Associates [3], will be unpacking these questions and other issues that surround place-making. 40 landscape architecture and architecture students will join Diana Balmori and Balmori Associates on Monday in the Meatpacking District [4] to use the area as a case study to frame their discussion about public places. The conversation will stream online via tinychat [5] and Twitter [6] as Diana Balmori moderates along with Dutch landscape architect Erik de Jong. Balmori Associates is inviting everyone to share their insights on public places — so share yours today [6] and see what others have to say on July 13!

See more information on facebook [7] and join the conversation by following @balmorilab [6] on Twitter with hashtag #mpplaces.

+ Making Public Spaces [8]


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[1] Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/?p=37692

[2] Diana Balmori: http://www.dwell.com/articles/diana-balmori-on-the-future-of-landscape-architecutre.html

[3] Balmori Associates: http://www.balmori.com/

[4] Meatpacking District: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meatpacking_District,_Manhattan

[5] tinychat: http://tinychat.com/

[6] Twitter: http://twitter.com/balmorilab

[7] facebook: http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/event.php?eid=100712010418

[8] + Making Public Spaces: http://www.balmori.com/balmoriMain.htm

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