Wednesday 15.08.12, 20:00
AURASH KHAWARZAD AND TED ULLRICH. CREATING PUBLIC SPACES (Lectures)

How do you turn a city street into a public space that builds social connections and provides opportunities for recreation, education, commerce? How do you organize these spaces using participatory processes and constant conversations with the local community? Aurash Khawarzad and Ted Ullrich will address these and other questions in a lecture at Strelka. 

Date:

15.08.12

Time:

20:00

format:

Lectures

Place:

strelka courtyard

Price:

FREE

Language:

english (translated to russian)

Aurash Khawarzad holds a B.A. in urban studies from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), and an M.A. in urban and regional planning from Virginia Tech University. Aurash began his career in Northern Virginia, where he assisted local groups in creating livable communities by building affordable housing and alternative modes of transportation including bicycle and transit infrastructure, and advocating for policy that incentivized green building and mixed-use development.

His current projects include the FHWA Context Sensitive Solutions Clearinghouse, PPS’s “Building Community Through Transportation,” and “Streets as Places”.

At Strelka, Aurash Khawarzad and Ted Ullrich will talk about their work with DoTank, Tomorrow Lab and Change Administration and will also present some of the work done during the workshop.