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Artful Urban Design 1: Protecting Cultural Ecosystems

do this short course on your own time. 

then, if you have questions or need advice, join us live. Nov. 2, 2021, 2 pm eastern.

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Creativity may be everywhere, but community arts and cultural activities tend to happen where there are good spaces and creators feel welcome to produce.  This webinar will help you identify and design outdoor spaces that support cultural professionals, organizations and ecosystems.

After the webinar, please join us for a half hour of small group conversations online. There you can talk about the topic with other participants and grow your connections.

Doors open at 1:30 and close at 3:30: Hang out with Leo and colleagues before or after the program.
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What other participants said about this webinar:
  • "I really enjoyed the visuals - these were some great examples."
  • "Fundamental ideas for designing outdoor spaces to accommodate various types of artistic expression." 

Course content

Meet the instructor

Leonardo Vazquez, AICP/PP

Leo is a community economic development planner, creative place maker, planning educator, and author. Leonardo is the recipient of the Paul Davidoff award for his work on social justice and has produced award-winning community plans in his home state of New Jersey.

The organizations he has led have positively advanced the philosophy of sustainability and community resilience through the strategic engagement of local arts, culture, artists, and culture bearers.

 His influential work has led to numerous new projects, programs, partnerships, and policies in multiple communities around the United States.

Patrick Jones - Course author