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December 29, 2011

In today's evolving world, how can parks and public spaces thrive while successfully responding to the diverse and often competing array of future needs?

On January 11, the National Capital Planning Commission, the Trust for the National Mall, the City Parks Alliance, and the National Archives hosted a panel discussion to explore new ways to think about public space. Learn more »

December 19, 2011

During its second meeting, landscape architect Walter Hood provided the urban design task force with an in-depth presentation about Washington's ecological and cultural urban landscape.

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November 15, 2011

At the first urban design task force meeting in October, Michael Dobbins, FAIA, AICP, professor of planning at Georgia Tech and an expert on urban design policy and implementation, gave a presentation on the fundamentals of good urban design.

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