Michael Mehaffy

Michael Mehaffy, Ph.D. is a development consultant, planner, designer, author, educator, researcher, and executive director of the International Making Cities Livable (IMCL) conference series as well as the Oregon-based Sustasis Foundation. He was the first Director of Education for The Prince’s Foundation for the Built Environment in London, and an advisor to the then-Prince of Wales. His education program developed there later evolved into Master’s and Ph.D. programs in sustainable urbanism at the University of Oxford.

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Five takeaways from the 2018 World Urban Forum

Implementing the New Urban Agenda will be hard work—public spaces, including streets, provide the tissue connecting people to the benefits of cities.
MICHAEL MEHAFFYMAR. 19, 2018
Article image for Five takeaways from the 2018 World Urban Forum Sustainability

Five takeaways from the 2018 World Urban Forum

Implementing the New Urban Agenda will be hard work—public spaces, including streets, provide the tissue connecting people to the benefits of cities.
MICHAEL MEHAFFYMAR. 19, 2018
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Never mind NIMBY and YIMBY–it’s time for ‘QUIMBY’ urbanism

We need a major rethink of gentrification and affordability challenges if we’re going to get anywhere. “Quality In My Back Yard” may offer a path.
MICHAEL MEHAFFYJUL. 13, 2021