Session 6A: Urban vs. Suburban

31 October 2017
11:15 AM – 12:45 PM

Urbanized areas are generally considered to be more sustainable than their suburban counterparts; however, much of the gains in efficiency are related to a concentration of infrastructure services. This session will consider how to approach urbanization from this context, examining the benefits of urban environments, the possibility of net-zero carbon skyscrapers, and designing for families in the vertical realm.

Chair: Natasha Epstein
Senior Associate, CollinsWoerman, Seattle
Peng Du
China Office Director & Academic Coordinator, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, Chicago
Lester Partridge
Director, LCI Australia Pty, Sydney
David Pontarini
Principal, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto

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