13th Carmichael Lecture: Ken Greenberg next Thursday
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Ken Greenberg, former Director of Urban Design and Architecture for the City of Toronto and Principal of Greenberg Consultants, will speak on the concept of place at the 13th Annual Carmichael Lecture taking place on Thursday, March 6, at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Road, 6:00-8:00 pm. The lecture is presented by DHBC in partnership with the Dalhousie University School of Planning. The Carmichael Lecture is free and open to the public on a first-come, first served basis. Parking at Pier 21 will be free after 5:30 pm.
About Ken Greenberg:
Ken Greenberg is an architect, urban designer, teacher, writer, former Director of Urban Design and Architecture for the City of Toronto and Principal of Greenberg Consultants. For over three decades he has played a pivotal role on public and private assignments in urban settings throughout North America and Europe, focusing on the rejuvenation of downtowns, waterfronts, neighborhoods and on campus master planning, regional growth management, and new community planning. Cities as diverse as Toronto, Hartford, Amsterdam, New York, Boston, Montréal, Ottawa, Edmonton, Calgary, St. Louis, Washington DC, Paris, Detroit, Saint Paul and San Juan Puerto Rico have benefited from his advocacy and passion for restoring the vitality, relevance and sustainability of the public realm in urban life. In each city, with each project, his strategic, consensus-building approach has led to coordinated planning and a renewed focus on urban design. He is the recipient of the 2010 American Institute of Architects Thomas Jefferson Award for public design excellence and the author of Walking Home: the Life and Lessons of a City Builder published by Random House.