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REDESIGNING METROPOLIS: ECOLOGY, COMMUNITY, AND THE GREENING OF THE CITY Thursday, June 2, 2005

5:30 p.m. Reception | 6:00 p.m. Program
Commonwealth Club of California, 595 Market Street, 2nd floor, San Francisco
FREE EVENT

World Environment Day program featuring a talk by Peter Calthorpe (Architect; Urban Planner; Principal, Calthorpe Associates; Member, President's Council for Sustainable Development; Founder, Congress for the New Urbanism)

Presented by Commonwealth Club of California, co-sponsored by the Green Century Institute, Environment & Natural Resources Member-led Forum, OrganicArchitect, and the Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture.

Peter Calthorpe speaks about the international New Urbanism movement of urban design. Calthorpe is a Berkeley-based architect, urban planner, author and outspoken leader of the New Urbanism movement of urban design, an international movement which advocates reforming the design of the built environment in ways that raise the quality of life and standard of living by creating better places to live. Since launching his practice in 1972, he has combined his experience in the planning and architecture fields to develop an environmental approach to community development and urban design.

Underwritten by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

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