BAF FORUM :: Stuart Sirota : 4/22/09

BALTIMORE PLANNER PROPOSES DESIGN PROGRAM TO REDUCE CITY’S DEPENDENCE ON OIL

Stuart Sirota, principal of TND Planning Group and founder of Envision Baltimore, talks about best design practices in European transit, bike, and pedestrian infrastructure and how those lessons can be applied in the U.S. to help reduce dependence on oil.   The illustrated lecture is part of the Architecture Foundation’s free weekly Forum series held at noon Wednesdays at the Johns Hopkins Downtown Center, Charles and Fayette Streets.   Guests are welcome to bring a lunch.

The rest of the season…..

April 29, 2009

Kathy Robertson, Director of the Westside Initiative for BDC, provides a status update on the Westside and Superblock development.

May 6, 2009

Robert Bogomolny, President of University of  Baltimore, discusses planned building designs for the UB campus and urban academics

May 13, 2009

Don Fry, President of the Greater Baltimore Committee, comments on the region’s economy and the slots situation.