On Thursday April 10th, 2014, I will be joining a panel at the Making Spaces Work …Overtime concurrent session at the Urban Land Institute’s Spring Meeting in Vancouver, Canada.

During the presentation, renowned practitioners of programming, designing, building and activating public spaces will showcase case studies of great public spaces. Within the session, attendees will explore how public spaces are a key component for creating healthy places and learn how a well-designed space can create long-term value in real estate. The panel participants are as follows:

Michael L. Horst, Senior Vice President at Larson Leadership Initiative, Urban Land Institute

Edward T. McMahon, Senior Resident Fellow, Charles E. Fraser Chair for Sustainable Development, Urban Land Institute

Discussion Leaders
James P. Batchelor, President And Chief Executive Officer at Arrowstreet
Clare De Briere, Executive Vice President And Chief Operating Officer at The Ratkovich Company
David P. Howerton, Chairman at Hart Howerton
Richard T. Reinhard, Deputy Executive Director at Downtown DC Business Improvement District Corporation
Harriet Tregoning, Former Director at Office of Planning, District of Columbia Government

The session will take place from 2:45pm – 4:00pm. For more information, visit: http://spring.uli.org/day-of-meeting/april-10-thursday/making-spaces-work-overtime#more-1655



Topics: Urban Design, Events