National Building Museum

Daniel Burnham Forum on Big Ideas: International Trends, Domestic Impacts

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“Take your head out of the sand –global conditions do affect the U.S.” These thought-provoking words are from Professor Eugenie L. Birch, FAICP, the next featured speaker in the American Planning Association’s Daniel Burnham Forum on Big Ideas. As U.S. planners confront the key issues outlined by the presidents of AIA, ASLA, and APA, in the inaugural lecture, they will find that international trends affect the domestic scene in tangible ways. The global economy as shaped by demographic shifts and resulting changes in settlement patterns, energy consumption, and food security, is transforming the world of today and tomorrow and tracks directly into our cities and regions. This phenomenon will be reflected in how we think about sustainability and resilience in our own metropolitan areas and presses upon us an urgent need to frame our current work responsively.  
1.0 LU (AIA) / 1.0 CM (AICP) / 1.0 LA CES (ASLA) / 1.0 CE (GBCI) 

$10 Museum and APA Members; $10 Students; $15 Non-members. Prepaid registration required. Walk-in registration based on availability.

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Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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