Russia: Images and Lessons in Planning

Over the past two years, Michael Geller has participated in a number of planning activities in Russia, including serving on the competition jury for Moscow's new International Financial Centre; speaking on heritage conservation and master planning in Saint Petersburg; and acting as jury chairman for a sustainable community planning competition in Kazan, Russia's 'third capital.'

 

This lecture presents images of old and new Russia, with a focus on urban development and housing. It includes a review of Russian planning practices and potential lessons from this fascinating country. Be prepared to be surprised by what you see and hear.

 

Date : 2016-02-1816 views
Department : Continuing Studies
Category : Lectures
Keyword : The City Program, urban design, Russia, urban planning, Vancouver