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Friday, October 24 • 11:05am - 11:15am
Closing the Sustainability and Equity Gap: What Does it Mean to be Both a Green and a Just City?

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Cities face many challenges with competing solutions: climate change, economic inequality, lack of access to resources and opportunities, and social and political conflict.  Can we plan and design for outcomes that serve nature and human rights of people? Join Toni L. Griffin, Director of the J. Max Bond Center on Design for the Just City and David Maddox, Founder and Editor of The Natures of Cities, as they initiate a year-long collaboration with the MAS Global Practitioner Network on creating green and just cities.


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Toni L. Griffin

Director, J. Max Bond Center on Design for the Just City
Toni Griffin is Professor of Architecture and Director, J. Max Bond Center, Spitzer School of Architecture, City College of New York, CUNY. She has worked in both the public and private sectors, combining the practice of architecture, urban design and planning with the execution of innovative, large-scale, mixed-use urban redevelopment projects, and citywide and neighborhood planning strategies. She is currently creating a long-range... Read More →
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David Maddox

Founder and Editor, The Nature of Cities
David Maddox, PhD, is committed to the effective design and management of natural resources that promote resilience, sustainability, and livability of urban communities. He is the Founder and Editor of The Nature of Cities, an essay and discussion site on cities as ecological spaces; and Principal and Chief Scientist of Sound Science LLC.


Friday October 24, 2014 11:05am - 11:15am
The TimesCenter 242 W 41st St, New York, NY 10036