Peter Walker – Partner-in-Charge, PWP Landscape Architecture, Berkeley, CA
Topic: Before the Memorial
Location: Piper Auditorium at Harvard GSD
Topic: Edith Wharton and the Grand Tour
Location: 112 Wurster Hall University of Berkeley, California
Federation Square, Melbourne Australia
A new national conference, organised by RUDI,The Resource for Urban Design Information, will consider how areas of our towns, cities and suburbs are unsuitable for modern styles of life and are in need of re-engineering and re-designing to cater for current needs and a sustainable future.
Leading proponents of local level design and place sensitive planning will consider new techniques of planning, urban design and development that have begun to emerge to re-engineer and remodel the built environment and road/transport infrastructure of the 20th century.
Location: Lewis Media Centre, Westminster, London WC1
Kenneth Helphand: Defiant Gardens: Making Gardens in Wartime