Invitation to Exhibit / Awards Program – Extended deadline Nov 30: Successful Designs for Healthy Communities
International Making Cities Livable Council
Invitation to Exhibit / Awards Program
SUCCESSFUL DESIGNS FOR HEALTHY COMMUNITIES
49th International Making Cities Livable Conference
Portland, OR, May 20 – 24, 2012
APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO: November 30, 2011
Calling all urban designers, landscape architects, architects, planners, developers and cities - we invite you to submit a proposal for an exhibit of Successful Designs for Healthy Communities. Projects in design or construction phase (eligible for inclusion in the Exhibit) must be real projects commissioned with the intention to build. Completed projects (eligible for inclusion in the Exhibit, AND the Awards Program) must already exist and be in use, having been completed or restored within the last ten years.
Three categories of exhibits are eligible:
1) NEW & RESTORED URBAN PLAZAS
2) NEW & RESTORED MIXED USE
3) NEW & RESTORED WALKABLE NEIGHBORHOODS
Selected projects will be exhibited at the 49th IMCL Conference in Portland, OR. Awards will be made in all categories for outstanding completed projects already in use. Winning projects will be promoted on the IMCL website www.livablecities.org, providing yet another way to gain exposure for your project.
This is a blind peer review process. Exhibit application deadline extended to November 30, 2011. Please see the guidelines and criteria, and apply on line at http://www.livablecities.org/conferences/49th-conference-portland/speci…
For more information contact: [email protected]
About the Conference
The built environment has been shown to amplify problems of obesity, chronic physical ill health, social isolation, violence and crime. This conference will examine the evidence, and focus on ways we can reshape the built environment to increase physical and social health and well-being. The conference will bring together 350-400 delegates - elected officials, practitioners and scholars in planning, public health, urban design, landscape architecture, transportation planning, pediatrics, social sciences, land use development and architecture from around the world to share experience, strategies and design solutions. More information on the website: http://www.livablecities.org/conferences/49th-conference-portland
The International Making Cities Livable Council is an interdisciplinary, international network of individuals and cities dedicated to making our cities and communities more livable. IMCL Council members are active in organizing and participating in the International Making Cities Livable Conferences; in publishing books, consulting, teaching, and improving the livability of their own cities. The principles of the IMCL Conferences, initiated in 1985, have become part of a national US agenda, and are being applied by many cities in Europe and other parts of the world.
Posted October 17, 2011
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