18 September 2019

Envisioning the Urban Campus: Workshop and Lecture with the Gehl Studio

Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center
VT School of Architecture + Design, CAUS
601 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
AIA Continuing Education Provider #35065394177

RSVP to Stephanie Woodson at rwsteph@vt.edu.

September 18, 2019

12:00pm-5:30pm: Lunch and Workshop led by Gehl Studio
601 Prince Street and in the Field in Old Town Alexandria

5:30pm-7:00pm: Reception and Panel Discussion
601 Prince Street

5 HSW Credits

Workshop Learning Objectives:

  • Learn theories and methods for people-first design
  • Explore the application of Public Space/Public Life (PSPL) survey methods in the field
  • Discuss how PSPL methods can be applied to local policy and design contexts
  • Compare problems and potentials of a set of sites in Alexandria

September 19, 2019

7:00pm-8:30pm: Lecture by Matthew Lister, Gehl Studio
The Lyceum, 201 South Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

1.5 HSW Credits

Lecture Learning Objectives:

  • Connect people-first design principles to community design practices
  • Compare results of people-first design in cities and communities around the world
  • Review the consequences of past urban design practices and policies
  • Identify outcomes of people-first design for communities in the National Capital Region