Morrish, Renowned Community Designer, To Share Insights On Urban
Planning & Design With Charlottesville-Albemarle Community
Nov. 23, 1999 -- William Morrish, one of the
nations leading community designers and director of the Design
Center for the American Urban Landscape at the University of Minnesota,
will share insights about planning and design issues with members
of the Charlottesville-Albemarle community on Saturday, Dec. 11,
at the University of Virginia.
workshop is sponsored by the Design Resource Center and the University
of Virginia School of Architecture.
public is invited to attend the free event at noon in Newcomb Hall,
Commonwealth Room. Lunch will be provided. To register, contact
Patty De Coursey at (804) 924-1493 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
for his engagement of citizens in the design process and consensus
building, Morrish will discuss planning and design issues from his
experience with a diverse range of projects in and around Minneapolis-St.
Paul over the past 10 years. The discussion will be directed toward
issues that have particular relevance to the visions, attitudes,
and strategies for growth in the greater Charlottesville region.
are very pleased that Mr. Morrish has agreed to share his experience
and perspective on many issues of importance in the areas of planning
and design in this region with our local community," said Ken Schwartz,
director of the Design Resource Center.
the Dayton Hudson Professor of Urban Design at the University of
Minnesota, was the Thomas Jefferson Professor of Architecture at
U.Va this fall.
Design Resources Center is an independent, community-based resource
organized to empower citizens of the Charlottesville-Albemarle area
with the necessary design and planning tools to assess, envision
and enhance the vitality and sustainability of the community. The
center uses design as a tool to bring together many voices in the
community -- those in the public and private sectors, University
representatives, and developers -- to discuss complex issues related
to growth, development and urban design.
more information, contact Ken Schwartz at (804) 924-6468 or email@example.com.
Saturday, Dec. 11
Hall, Commonwealth Room, 3rd floor
Hall parking is available at the U.Va. Bookstore
Parking Garage on Emmet Street
provided by the Design Resources Center
p.m. WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
p.m. IMPLEMENTING VISIONS - William Morrish
Tactics and Techniques
p.m. Break out sessions
Common Ground for the City and County
Engaging and Educating the Public
Urban Identity: Social and Economic Health by Design
Growth Management or Sprawl?
p.m. Reports back and commentary by William Morrish
p.m. William Morrish and Ken Schwartz
Jane Ford, (804) 924-4298