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Downtown Speaker Series Reference Materials

In the Fall of 2000, the City of Scottsdale’s Urban Design Studio hosted a five part lecture series to explore how urban design, architecture, economics, sustainability and ecology influence the essence of our community.

Six prominent speakers presented their views of these topics:



Vernon Swaback, FAIA Community: The New Frontier (pdf/947kb/5pp)
Nina and Claude Gruen Choosing the Future: Cities in 2020 (pdf/2.19mb/9pp)
Paolo Soleri Arcology: The Ultimate Growth Boundary (pdf/902kb/12pp)
Brent Harrington The Community Revolution: An American Renaissance in Community Design & Development (pdf/718kb/5pp)
Dan Burden Creating a Walkable Community (pdf/1.98mb/15pp)

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