The Surrey City Development Corporation is co-sponsoring a free lecture given by Ellen-Dunham Jones, Professor of Architecture at Georgia Tech and author of a book Retrofitting Suburbia.
WHEN: Thursday, February 7th, at 7pm,
WHERE: SFU Surrey, room 2600.
ADMISSION: Free, but seating is limited, so reservations are required REGISTER.
Here’s the write up:
How can ghostboxes, dead malls, aging office parks, out-dated edge cities and blighted commercial strips be retrofitted into more sustainable places? Co-author of the award winning book, “Retrofitting Suburbia: Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs”, Ellen Dunham-Jones will explain the drivers behind successful built suburban retrofits in North America and illustrate the three principal strategies: re-inhabitation, redevelopment and re-greening.