Lecture Series

Creative Placemaking Leadership Workshops - Zoning for the Creative Economy

The Planning and Community Development Department is hosting the National Consortium for Creative Placemaking's Creative Placemaking Leadership Workshops.  This a series of 12 workshops.  Individuals may opt to attend one, several, or all workshops.

November 30 - Zoning for the Creative Economy

Description: Do your community’s land use regulations and permitting practices support a diversity of activities in the
creative economy? Or do they encourage these beneficial activities to other towns? This workshop explores various uses
in the creative economy, and their land use and permitting preferences. Participants will also learn how to review their
land use codes to assess how ‘creative’ friendly are their regulations. Note: Participants should be able to access (online,
or in print), their community’s land use and permitting regulations.

Presenter: Leonardo Vazquez AICP/PP

Open to the public. $40 per one event; $30 early bird available

To learn more about the workshops and to register for one, several, or the full series click here

Brought to you by:

Planning and Community Development, Tyler School of Art, Temple University

National Consortium for Creative Placemaking

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations - Community Development Leadership Institute

Creative Placemaking Leadership Workshops - Designing Sites for Creativity

The Planning and Community Development Department is hosting the National Consortium for Creative Placemaking's Creative Placemaking Leadership Workshops.  This a series of 12 workshops.  Individuals may opt to attend one, several, or all workshops.

November 30 - Designing Sites for Creativity

Description: Yes, arts can happen anywhere, but artists have certain preferences for where they want to practice. This
workshop explores how to design interior spaces in residential, commercial and industrial buildings to support creative
production and entrepreneurship. Participants will learn about the needs for space and amenities of different types of
artists, designers and makers, as well as cost-effective strategies used by developers, architects and landscape architects.

Presenter: Leonardo Vazquez AICP/PP

Open to the public. $40 per one event; $30 early bird available

To learn more about the workshops and to register for one, several, or the full series click here

Brought to you by:

Planning and Community Development, Tyler School of Art, Temple University

National Consortium for Creative Placemaking

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations - Community Development Leadership Institute

Landscape Horticulture Seminar: Dr. Matt Taylor, Director Research and Conservation at Longwood Gardens

Dr. Matt Taylor will speak to ongoing research projects at Longwood Gardens as a Horticulture Seminar Guest Speaker.

Coordinated by Professor + Department Chair, Sasha Eisenman. 

Open to All

Francesco Cerrai Lecture

Francesco Cerrai holds the position of Project Director for the Capital Projects for the Philadelphia Parks & Recreation Department. A native of Italy, he has a degree in Agricultural Sciences at the University of Perugia, Italy, and a BSLA from Temple University Ambler. Mr. Cerrai has more than two decades of professional experience in landscape architecture, both in the private and public sector. He oversees the Capital improvements in the Philadelphia Department of Parks & Recreation, with duties ranging from planning, design, bidding and construction administration. Projects range from improvements to public parks, recreation centers and playgrounds, sport fields, bridges, recreation buildings and historic mansions.

Coordinated by Professors Kate Benisek and Pauline Hurley-Kurtz

Co-sponsored by the Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture, AED, Tyler School of Art, Temple University General Activities Fund (GAF).

Open to All

  • Date & Time

    2018-10-31 12:30pm to 1:30pm
  • Location

    Temple University, Ambler Campus Learning Center Room 310

Creative Placemaking Leadership Workshops - Building Public Support

The Planning and Community Development Department is hosting the National Consortium for Creative Placemaking's Creative Placemaking Leadership Workshops.  This a series of 12 workshops.  Individuals may opt to attend one, several, or all workshops.

October 26 - Building Public Support

Description: Tired of traditional community meetings? A lot of people in the community are too. This workshop explores
artistic and fun ways to engage community members. Participants will learn about easy ways to create community
models, photo-voice, visual note-taking, role-playing and other methods of engaging audiences. Participants will learn
how to use these methods to get critical knowledge about communities, build consensus, or generate enthusiasm.

Presenter: Leonardo Vazquez AICP/PP

Open to the public. $40 per one event; $30 early bird available

To register for one, several, or the full series click here

Brought to you by:

Planning and Community Development, Tyler School of Art, Temple University

National Consortium for Creative Placemaking

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations - Community Development Leadership Institute

Creative Placemaking Leadership Workshops - Building Teams

The Planning and Community Development Department is hosting the National Consortium for Creative Placemaking's Creative Placemaking Leadership Workshops.  This a series of 12 workshops.  Individuals may opt to attend one, several, or all workshops.

October 26 - Building Teams for Creative Placemaking

Description: As Geraldine R. Dodge President Chris Daggett has said, “The hardest part of collaboration is
collaborating.” This workshop focuses on building sustainable and high-performing teams for creative
placemaking. Participants will learn how teams go from starting off as a group of people with different agendas
to a team with a shared mission and views on how to move forward. Participants will also learn the methods of
Community Coaching, a team-building and planning tool that has been used in 15 communities in New Jersey and
Louisiana.

Presenter: Leonardo Vazquez AICP/PP

Open to the public. $40 per one event; $30 early bird available

To register for one, several, or the full series click here

Brought to you by:

Planning and Community Development, Tyler School of Art, Temple University

National Consortium for Creative Placemaking

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations - Community Development Leadership Institute

Master of Landscape Architecture Alumni Panel

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE GUEST SPEAKERS
Coordinated by Prof. Kate Benisek & Prof. Pauline Hurley-Kurtz

Monica Gagliardi, Andrew Hayes,
Patricia Kemper, & Donna Shumpert
Alumni Panel: Professional Paths as an MLArch Graduate

Open to All

Contact: Gracie A. Laychock, la-hort@temple.edu

Creative Placemaking Leadership Workshops - Economic Development for Artists, Designers, and Makers

NEW DATE February 15, 1:00-4:00

The Planning and Community Development Department is hosting the National Consortium for Creative Placemaking's Creative Placemaking Leadership Workshops.  This a series of 12 workshops.  Individuals may opt to attend one, several, or all workshops.

Economic Development for Artists, Designers, and Makers

Description: Arts are powerful vehicles for all goals in economic development – from creating jobs to attracting
key industries.. This session explores the ways that arts affect people in communities. Participants will identify
key economic development issues in their communities and develop strategies to address them through arts
activities. Participants will get robust data-backed talking points to help them influence key audiences.

Presenter: Leonardo Vazquez AICP/PP

Open to the public. $40 per one event; $30 early bird available

To learn more about the workshops and to register for one, several, or the full series click here

Brought to you by:

Planning and Community Development, Tyler School of Art, Temple University

National Consortium for Creative Placemaking

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations - Community Development Leadership Institute

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