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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A tale of two futures

Urbanism will play a key role in a choice between an “age of human capital” and an age of depletion and division.
MICHAEL MEHAFFYDEC. 15, 2016
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Towering madness in Portland

A rebuttal to my friend Rob Steuteville’s recent post.
MICHAEL MEHAFFYMAR. 16, 2018
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To fight global climate change, fight global sprawl

The drive-through lifestyle, exported by America and adopted worldwide, is the "operating system for growth" that is a root cause of rising carbon emissions.
MICHAEL MEHAFFYNOV. 13, 2017