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The Death and Life of Downtown Portland (Shorter) by Michael W Mehaffy, Ph.D.
Sustasis Foundation Executive Director Michael Mehaffy speaks to the Downtown Portland Association about Portland's problems, on February 28, 2023. This shorter version does not include the follow-up discussion.
The full chat can be found here: https://www.sustasis.org/dna-chat

SPEAKER BIO: Michael W Mehaffy, Ph.D., is a researcher, educator, author, and consultant in urban development with international practice.  He is also the Executive Director of the Sustasis Foundation, an Oregon public benefit non-profit focused on research and publication in front-line urban issues. He has held teaching and/or research appointments in architecture, urban planning, and philosophy at eight graduate institutions in seven countries, and he is on the editorial boards of three international journals of urban design. Michael is also the former President of the Goose Hollow Foothills League, the venerable Portland neighborhood association. He has consulted for the City of Portland, Metro, and many other local governments, and he has taught architecture and urbanism at the University of Oregon's Portland graduate campus. He was the project manager for the master developer of Orenco Station, the pioneering transit-oriented development on Portland's Westside MAX line. 

Michael has been especially interested in Portland's lessons as an internationally celebrated urban laboratory with a number of notable successes, but also a number of cautionary mistakes and lessons learned. Michael now lives in the Columbia Gorge nearby two daughters and seven grandchildren, but still fondly considers Portland a second home.

EarthSayer Michael Mehaffy
Date unknown Format Teaching
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Portland Sustainability Leaders More Details
Urban Design for Successful Cities by Alexandros Washburn
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As Chief Urban Designer for the City of New York, Alexandros Washburn understands one key thing about designing successful cities: it doesn't work until it works for the pedestrian. TEDx speech at ChristChurch New Zealand. He is uthor of the new book (Fall 2013) The Nature of Urban Design. To order from Amazon, click on the image or visit your local book store. Published on Sep 18, 2012


EarthSayer Alexandros Washburn
Date unknown Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Design and Architecture More Details
Building Sustainable Places by Steve Mouzon
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Author and architect Steve Mouzon gives a brief definition of new urbanism and relates it to building a sense of place. Mouzon Design is headed by Steve and his wife, Wanda Mouzon and is located in Miami. Steve is also a principal of the New Urban Guild. The New Urban Guild is a group of architects, designers, and other New Urbanists dedicated to the study and the design of true traditional buildings and places native to and inspired by the regions in which they are built. The Guild was instrumental in the creation of the Katrina Cottages concept, and continues to foster the movement, including sponsoring a website (no longer available).

The Guild Foundation has hosted Steve & Wanda’s Original Green initiative, which is plain-spoken, common-sense sustainability.

EarthSayer Steve Mouzon
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Design and Architecture More Details
The New Urbanism: Built to Last

Built to Last won first place in The Congress for the New Urbanism CNU 17 video contest. This short film explores the connection between New Urbanism and environmental issues.


Created by independent filmmaker John Paget (www.pagetfilms.com) with First+Main Media (Drew Ward, Chris Elisara and John Paget). www.firstandmain.tv

EarthSayer John Paget
Date unknown Format Documentary
Length unknown Keywords Sustainability More Details
 

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