Growing In Place Symposium 2012
Design for Children, Families, and Nature in the City
Location: Marbles Kids Museum
201 East Hargett Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
2012 Theme: Parks, Pathways, and Meaningful Destinations
More and more people are living in cities. To encourage families to invest in urban domestic life, an infrastructure of attractive, traffic-protected routes is required to connect urban neighborhoods to meaningful destinations. This year's symposium focused on urban neighborhood design for children and families and the foundation it provides for health, well-being, and resource conservation in the 21st century.
The 5th annual Growing in Place Symposium was presented March 16, 2012, in concert with the 9th annual Urban Design Conference, Urban Reset, held the day after, on March 17, 2012, also in downtown Raleigh.
At the Growing in Place Symposium we heard from leading experts on urban pathways, significance of parks, urban “wildlands,” urban food production, and more. The Symposium Overview is available here.
Adina Cox, MNR, BLA. PhD Candidate, Research Associate Natural Learning Initiative
Dwane Jones, CNU-A, CPESC, PhD Candidate, College of Design, NC State University
Simon Atkinson, PhD, Professor, Community and Regional Planning, University of Texas and NC State University
Tina Govan, AIA, Raleigh, NC
More and more people are living in cities. To encourage families to invest in urban domestic life, an infrastructure of attractive, traffic-protected routes is required to connect urban neighborhoods to
8:00am Registration & Breakfast
9:00am Symposium Begins
4:30pm Wrap Up
Registration Fees: (indicates fees after Friday, March 9, 2012)
Growing in Place $110 ($130)
Urban Reset $150 ($170)
Urban Reset + Growing in Place $240 ($280)
Student registration fees
Growing in Place $40 ($60)
Urban Reset $40 ($60)
Urban Reset + Growing in Place $70 ($100)
Simon Atkinson, PhD, Professor, Community and Regional Planning, University of Texas and NC State University.
Gene Bressler, PhD, FASLA, Professor and Head of the Department, Landscape Architeture, NC State University.
Charles Flink, FASLA. Principal, Alta Planning and Design, Adjunct Professor, Landscape Architecture, NC State University.
Paul Gobster, PhD, FASLA, Research Social Scientist, U.S. Forest Service and Editor- in-Chief, Landscape and Urban Planning.
Tina Govan, AIA, Raleigh, NC. http://www.tinagovan.com/
Dwane Jones, CNU-A, CPESC. PhD Candidate College of Design, NC State University
Mike Lanza, MA Ed and MBA (Stanford), Blogger at http://www.Playborhood.com and Author.
Joanna Massey Lelekacs, RLA, LEED AP ND. Extension Associate, State Coordinator, Incubator Farm Project, Center for Environmental Farming Systems, NC State University
Grant Meacci, ASLA. Division Manager, Urban Design Center, Raleigh Department of City Planning, Raleigh, NC.
Dee Merriam, MLA, FASLA. Centers for Disease Control, Healthy Community Design Initiative
Brian H. Starkey, RLA, ASLA. Principal, obs landscape architects, President, NCASLA
Adina Cox, MNR, BLA, PhD Candidate. Research Associate, Natural Learning Initiative.
Robin Moore, Dipl.Arch, MCP, Director, Natural Learning Initiative
The symposium will focus on urban landscape planning and design policies needed to facilitate independent mobility of children. We will discuss strategies for managing pedestrian and bicycle routes and the quality of the places of everyday life they connect—especially parks, but also museums, libraries, stores, social services, so that families are motivated to be outdoors engaged with the natural environment.
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