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SALA 2020 Spring Lecture Series: Book Launch

Date: Jan 23, 2020 - 5:00 PM
Location: Inform Interiors

2020 SALA Spring Lecture Series continues with the book launch of Five Rules For Tomorrow's Cities by Patrick Condon.

As urban designers respond to critical issues of climate change, they must also address three cresting cultural waves: the worldwide rural-to urban migration; the collapse of global fertility rates; and the disappearance of the middle class. In Five Rules for Tomorrow's Cities planning and design expert Patrick Condon offer five rules to help urban designers assimilate these interconnected changed into their work: (1) See the City as a System; (2) Recognize Patterns in the Urban Environment; (3) Apply Lighter, Greener, Smarter Infrastructure; (4) Strengthen Social and Economic Urban Resilience; and (5) Adapt to Shifts in Jobs, Retail, and Wages.  

Patrick Condon is a professor of Landscape Architecture and Urban Design at UBC SALA. 

For more information please visit the UBC School of Architecture + Landscape Architecture website