Oslo-Denver Initiative gets time at CNU 17

The Oslo-Denver Initiative on Urban Design and Climate Change will be discussed in a breakout session at the Congress for the New Urbanism’s 17th annual congress in Denver in June 2009.

The session will be held at Tower Court D Sheraton Hotel Denver, 1550 Court Place, Denver, CO 80202 on Wednesday 10 June 2009 from 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

The Oslo-Denver-Initiative (ODI) is aimed at promoting practical measures in urban and regional development to reduce the effects of climate change. It’s panel of experts continues the international exchange of ideas generated by the CEU international conference on Urban Design and Climate Change held in Oslo in September of 2008. The panel will identify New Urbanist and European Urbanism tools, techniques, and models in response to the challenges of climate change.


Raymond L. Gindroz, Co-founder and Principal, Urban Design Associates
Chuck Bohl, Professor and Director, School of Architecture, University of Miami
Dhiru Thadani, AIA, Principal, Architect + Urbanist
Harald Kegler, Council for European Urbanism
Galina Tahchieva, Director of Town Planning, Duany Plater-Zyberk
Audun Engh, Project Manager, CEU – Council for European Urbanism
Wolfgang Christ, Professor, Urban INDEX Institute
Peter Elmlund
Faith Cable, Partner, Smith Partners PLLP
Marie York, Florida Atlantic University

More information on the CNU 17 website: www.cnu.org/cnu17/

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