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Planner Appointed Director Of Design For NEA

Jeff Speck, is currently director of town planning for DPZ, is appointed Director of Design for the National Endowment for the Arts.

"With Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, Speck is the co-author of the book Suburban Nation: The Rise of Sprawl and the Decline of the American Dream, published March, 2000 by North Point / Farrar Straus Giroux... In that position, Speck will supervise the panel selection and grant making process in design, oversee the Mayors' Institute on City Design and Your Town programs and provide professional leadership to the field. He will assume his new responsibilities in mid-August."

Thanks to Congress On New Urbanism

Full Story: National Endowment for the Arts Announces Jeff B. Speck as Director of Design

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