Incorporating New Urbanism into Comprehensive Plans

This session will explore new urbanists comprehensive plans, which de-emphasize land use and instead focus on typology, character and condition of place. Panelists sill review the differences between new urbanist and conventional plans and identify powerful ways to transform existing plans in ways that will lay the foundation for improving the quality of life and design character in communities.

Speakers: Richard Bernhardt, Executive Director, Metropolitian Planning Department of Nashville-Davidson County; Gianni Longo, President ACP Visioning & Planning; Alan Loomis, Principal Urban Designer, City of Glendale; Peter Park, Manager, Community Planning and Development, City of Denver; Matt Raimi, Principal, Raimi & Associates, Inc.

15th Annual Congress for New Urbanism, Philadelphia PA