Jeff Speck: Planning That Belongs in NH (hosted by Plan NH)
June 08, 2021 | 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Plan NH is pleased to host a session with Jeff Speck, national thought leader on the role of walkability in economic and community development.
Mr. Speck will address Planning that Belongs in NH in a fun and thought-provoking way. If you have not yet heard him speak, you are in for a treat!
The event is free but registration required.
Jeff Speck is a city planner and urban designer who advocates internationally for more walkable cities. As Director of Design at the US National Endowment for the Arts from 2003 through 2007, he presided over the Mayors’ Institute on City Design and created the Governors’ Institute on Community Design. Prior to his federal appointment, Mr. Speck spent ten years as Director of Town Planning at DPZ & Co., the principal firm behind the New Urbanism movement. Since 2007, he has led Speck & Associates, a private design consultancy. Mr. Speck is the co-author of Suburban Nation, which the Wall Street Journal calls “the urbanist’s bible.” His more recent book Walkable City, was the best selling city-planning title of the last decade. Its sequel, Walkable City Rules, is described by Kurt Andersen as “a must read for urbanists, city-builders, and everyone who lives in cities.” His TED talks and YouTube videos have been viewed more than four million times.