Monday, November 10, 2008

Re-Imagining Cities: Urban Design After the Age of Oil

At the conference (from left to right): Lance Hosey of William McDonough + Partners, Andrew Blum, of Wired, Ryan Avent of Grist, Lloud Alter of Treehugger, and Alex Steffen of Worldchanging.

I spent several days this weekend live blogging at the Re-imagining Cities Conference with a team of exceptional reporters. You can read all of our posts by clicking here.

I also posted to the Metropolis magazine Web site, and this morning's piece is about the political will needed to restructure urban design.

There was a lot of information exchanged over three days, and I plan on reporting more in the coming weeks about what I heard. The Rockefeller Foundation and the Penn Center on Urban Design, sponsors of this conference, also say that they plan to release a book of findings from the event in the future.