Lance Jay Brown

A talk about sustainable urbanization

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Lance Jay Brown is the president of the Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA) and the former chair/director of the Spitzer School of Architecture, City College of New York (CCNY). He holds the title of Distinguished Professor Emeritus of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) and was the recipient of the coveted AIA/ACSA Topaz Medallion for Excellence in Architectural Education. He served as the 2014 president of the AIA New York Chapter and was the cofounder of the AIA Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee. He has been an UN-HABITAT III Policy Unit 8 member and 2016 Quito presenter.

 The architecture of our public space is a critical component of our sense of sustainability, because is the place where we come together.

Lance Jay Brown defends in this talk that anticipating population growth is key to guarantee planning sustainability. He also analyzes which cities and countries present major sustainable urbanization challenge, for example Brasil.

Moreover, he explains what te Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization (CSU) is, and which its functions, competences and goals are.

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