Placemaking Events

Practitioner, advocate or activist, there’s always plenty going on in the pursuit of more livable communities. See below, and check back often as more come on line.

NeighborSpace: Retrofitting Suburbia
with keynote speaker Kaid Benfield
Baltimore County, MD | Apr 23

Magical Mystery Tour
great projects on the way to CNU23
San Antonio to Austin to Ft Worth to Dallas | Apr 26-28

47th National Congress on Housing & Homelessness
Canadian Housing and Renewal Association
Winnipeg, MB | Apr 28 – May 1

Dallas, TX | Apr 29-May 2

Strong Town Podcasts
with Chuck Marohn, Kristin Green, Kevin Shepherd, Mike Lydon, Anthony Garcia, Jen Krouse, Dan Parolek, Joe Minicozzi, Josh McCarty, Jason Roberts, Johnny Sanphillippo, Jesse Bailey, Cynthia Nikitin, Steve Mouzon, Lee Sobel, Hazel Borys, Lynn Richards, Jarrett Walker, James Llamas, Sinclair Black, Heyden Walker, Andrew Burleson, Matthias Leyrer, John Anderson, Monte Anderson, Scott Doyon, Ben Brown, Robin Bergstrom, Jonathan Coppage, Benjamin Schwarz
Dallas, TX | Apr 29-May 2

Form-Based Code Workshop
CNU 202 day-long workshop
with Susan Henderson, Matthew Lambert, Jennifer Hurley, Marina Khoury, and Hazel Borys
Dallas, TX | Apr 29, 9am-5pm

From Ideas to Action: What’s the Story?
CNU 202 half-day workshop
with Ben Brown and Scott Doyon
Dallas, TX | Apr 29, 2-5pm

NextGen Debates
CNU evening event
with Strong Town’s Chuck Marohn
and special guest judges Howard Blackson, Hazel Borys and John Anderson
Dallas, TX | May 1, 8:30-9:30pm

PlaceMakers | Farr Dance Party
CNU evening event
Dallas, TX | May 1, 10pm-2am

Happy City Applied
CNU 202 day-long workshop
with Charles Montgomery and Hazel Borys
Dallas, TX | May 2, 10am-4:30pm

The Ark Festival
Creative placemaking project honoring the Tenth Street neighborhood
Dallas, TX | May 2

Women and Sustainable Communities
Dominican Republic | May 6-13

Form-Based Codes 101
The ABC’s of Form-Based Codes
White Plains, NY | May 8

ULI Spring Meeting
Houston, TX | May 13-14

Arizona Historic Preservation Conference
Flagstaff, AZ | May 13-15

Atlanta, GA | May 14-16

Form-Based Codes 101
The ABC’s of Form-Based Codes
Springfield, MA | May 26

Redefining Home: A Design Challenge
with design competition judge Kaid Benfield
San Francisco, CA | May 27-28

LOCUS Policy Forum
Growing the New Economy
Washington, DC | May 31-Jun 1

LOCUS Leadership Summit
Smart Growth America
Washington, DC | Jun 2-3

LOCUS Michigan Leadership Summit
for Responsible Real Estate Developers and Investors
Detroit, MI | Jun 23

Future of Places
Stockholm, Sweden | Jun 29-Jul 1

Making Cities Livable
Bristol, UK | Jun 29-Jul 3

Izmo Summer School 2015
Designing Public Space: Outdoor Cinema Design
Torino, Italy | Jun 18-Jul 18

Hourglass Foundation
with keynote speaker Kaid Benfield
Lancaster County, PA | Oct 1

CanU7: Canada’s Urban DNA
Ottawa, ON | Oct 14-16

Washington, DC | Nov 18-23


Phoenix, AZ | Apr 2-6

48th National Congress on Housing & Homelessness
Canadian Housing and Renewal Association
Montreal, QC | Apr 12-15

CNU 24
Detroit, MI | Jun 6-12


Chicago Architecture Foundation’s 
Lunchtime Lectures Chicago, IL  |  every Wednesday

Place Matters 
with Dr. Katherine Loflin  |  every Thursday at 11 am Eastern
or via free podcast on iTunes

tweet chats 
hashtag #cplan with Hazel Borys & guest  |  3rd Thursdays at 3 pm Eastern

Form-Based SmartCode

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