Providence, Rhode Island, June 1-4, 2006
Providence, Rhode Island, June 1-4, 2006

The Not-for-Profit as Developer: Tips and Tricks

Description:  6/2/06 10:00-11:00am Not-for-profits, including community development corporations, universities, hospitals, religious organizations, and arts groups, have a huge role to play in development. As large land owners, particularly in urban ... read more »

Sustainability and the New Infrastructure: Where Did the Pipes Go?

Description:  6/2/06 10:00-11:00am Infrastructure, the most ancient and unchanging of all the building arts, is finally being rethought. Come hear sustainability pioneers discuss innovative projects, such as New York City's first-ever standards for H... read more »

The Post-Carbon Society: An Overview

Description:  6/3/06 10:00am-11:00am James Kunstler, author of The Long Emergency, and Julian Darley, director of the Post Carbon Institute and author of High Noon for Natural Gas, will discuss the current state of the global energy crisis and its im... read more »

New Urbanist Rebuilding in Louisiana

Description:  6/2/06 10:00-11:00am Following the success of the Mississippi Renewal Forum, the Louisiana Recovery Authority commissioned a new urbanist "dream team" to create a rebuilding plan for Louisiana. Planning began in December 2005 and will c... read more »

Financing Mixed-Use Development

Description:  6/2/06 10:00-11:00am Developers attempting to develop mixed-use properties are often held back by formulaic financing techniques created decades ago to facilitate single-use development. Developers will share their war stories and sugge... read more »

Doing Well by Doing Good: Maximizing Return Through the Principles of New Urbanism

Description:  6/3/06 10:00am-11:00am What makes the practice of a new urbanist developer different? Do these differences bring more value to projects? This session will look at the developer's best practices, and discuss the merits of working within ... read more »