The University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service is providing specific speakers in support of Metroplan’s HUD Sustainable Communities Grant. The first speaker in the series is Robert Gibbs, a noted expert on retail. I hope you will plan on attending—details are below.
The New Urbanism: Sustainable Urban Retail Planning in America, Robert Gibbs
Monday, October 15, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. (Sturgis Hall)
- Gibbs is considered one of the foremost urban retail planners in America. He is a recognized leader in the New Urbanism, having pioneered the implementation of its environmentally sustainable principles of Traditional Town Planning and Smart Growth as an antidote to suburban sprawl. For the past 25 years, Gibbs has been active in developing innovative yet practical methods for applying modern trends in commercial development to more than 300 town centers and historic cities here and abroad.
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