Tim Beatley presents: 'Biophilic Cities: Emerging Urban Models and Promise of a Global Movement'
Timothy Beatley is the Teresa Heinz Professor of Sustainable Communities, in the Department of Urban and Environmental Planning, School of Architecture at the University of Virginia, where he has taught for the last twenty-five years. Much of Beatley’s work focuses on the subject of sustainable communities, and creative strategies by which cities and towns can fundamentally reduce their ecological footprints, while at the same time becoming more livable and equitable places. Beatley believes that sustainable and resilient cities represent our best hope for addressing today’s environmental challenges.
SubUrbanisms: Casino Urbanization, Chinatowns, and the Contested American Landscape
- An Exhibition and Lecture by Stephen Fan
5:30 - 6:30 pm Lecture by Curator Stephen Fan
6:30 - 7:30 pm Reception
Stephen Fan is a cofounder of InterAPD, a research/design collaborative working at the intersections of architecture, planning, and design. He is the curator and editor of SubUrbanisms: Casino Urbanization, Chinatowns, and the Contested American Landscape, which has received awards from the American Planning Association, Vernacular Architecture Forum, and American Association for State and Local History. Stephen serves as a board member of the New England chapter of the Vernacular Architecture Forum and is a Fellow at the Institute for Public Architecture and Urban Design Forum. At Connecticut College, he has taught architecture studios and an interdisciplinary community engagement design-build course. He holds an A.B. in history of art and architecture and visual and environmental studies from Harvard College, and a M.Arch from the Harvard Graduate School of Design. www.stephenfan.com
Annual Symposium of Massachusetts Graduate Planning Programs 4 + 2 + APA MA(Harvard, MIT, Tufts, UMass Amherst + Northeastern, UMass Boston + MA Chapter APA) Immigration, Housing, Workforce Transition: Geographic, Demographic, and Economic Trends (in conjunction with Stephen Fan's SubUrbanisms exhibition) For more information, please contact Mark Hamin email@example.com
Department of Architecture
Department of Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning
Learn about our majors:
- Landscape Architecture (Patricia McGirr, Program Director)
- Sustainable Community Development (Mark Hamin, Program Director)
Join us for Program introductions, Design Building & Studio Tours, Portfolio Reviews, Discussions with current students.
Landscape Design, Experience and Knowledge
Frederick Steiner FASLA, FAAR, RAAR, SITES AP, Dean, Paley Professor, Co-Director, The Ian L. McHarg Center for Urbanism + Ecology
Frederick Steiner is Dean of the School of Design. Most recently, he served as Dean of the School of Architecture and Henry M. Rockwell Chair in Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin for 15 years. He previously taught at Penn and the following institutions: Arizona State University, Washington State University, the University of Colorado at Denver. He was a visiting professor of landscape architecture at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Dean Steiner was a Fulbright-Hays scholar at Wageningen University, The Netherlands and a Rome Prize Fellow in Historic Preservation at the American Academy in Rome. During 2013-2014, he was the William A. Bernoudy Architect in Residence at the American Academy in Rome. He is a Fellow of both the American Society of Landscape Architects and the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture, and a Scholar at the Penn Institute for Urban Research. Dean Steiner helped establish the Sustainable SITES Initiative, the first program of its kind to offer a systematic, comprehensive rating system designed to define sustainable land development and management, and holds the SITES Professional (SITES AP) credential.
Dean Steiner was a presidential appointee to the national board of the American Institute of Architects and was on the Urban Committee of the National Park System Advisory Board. Previously he served as president of the Hill Country Conservancy (an Austin land trust) as well as in various capacities on the boards of Envision Central Texas and the Landscape Architecture Foundation. He worked on the Austin Comprehensive Plan (Imagine Austin) and on the campus plan for The University of Texas at Austin.
Dean Steiner earned a Master of Community Planning and a B.S. in Design from the University of Cincinnati, and his Ph.D. and M.A. in city and regional planning and a Master of Regional Planning from PennDesign. Dean Steiner also received an honorary M.Phil. in Human Ecology from the College of the Atlantic.