Agents of Change: Local Perspectives on Federal Design
When:   Thursday, March 29, 2012
Where:   National Capital Planning Commission
401 9th Street, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20004
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On March 29, three local planning directors came together to discuss the urban design impacts of federal facilities on their host communities. Each planning director began by outlining the aspects of federal development projects within their community, and then participated in a conversation moderated by NCPC’s Chief Urban Designer, Christine Saum.

The forum was part of NCPC’s continuing dialogue on urban design intended to inform development of an all-new Urban Design Element for the Comprehensive Plan for the National Capital Region. The event was hosted in partnership with the ULI Washington District Council.


Moderator: Christine SaumChristine Saum, AIA
Chief Urban Designer, National Capital Planning Commission
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Faroll HamerFaroll Hamer
Director of Planning and Zoning, City of Alexandria, VA
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Rollin StanleyRollin Stanley
Director of Planning, Montgomery County, MD
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Harriet TregoningHarriet Tregoning
Director of Planning, District of Columbia
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The conversation was a follow-up to Agents of Change: Integrating Federal Facilities into Local Communities. Held in April 2011, the event was an opportunity for federal and local governments and the private sector to examine the evolving federal workplace and its influence on host communities.

Continuing education credit was offered for planning and design professionals: AICP CM 1.5