Title:
Pleasure Drives and Promenades: The Olmsted Parkway Idea as Inspiration for Today's Complete Streets

dc.contributor.author Macdonald, Elizabeth
dc.contributor.corporatename Georgia Institute of Technology. College of Architecture en_US
dc.contributor.corporatename Georgia Institute of Technology. School of Civil and Environmental Engineering en_US
dc.contributor.corporatename University of California, Berkeley. Department of City and Regional Planning en_US
dc.contributor.corporatename University of California, Berkeley. Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2014-06-17T18:40:04Z
dc.date.available 2014-06-17T18:40:04Z
dc.date.issued 2014-06-02
dc.description Presented at the Frederick Law Olmsted Symposium on June 2, 2014 at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center. en_US
dc.description Elizabeth Macdonald, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Urban Design in the Departments of City and Regional Planning and Landscape Architecture/Environmental Planning at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research focuses on the history of urban form, street design, and the post-occupancy assessment of streets and neighborhoods shaped by planning and urban design policy. She is also a partner in the San Francisco-based urban design firm, Jacobs Macdonald: Cityworks. She consults internationally on street design and planning projects and has designed multiway boulevards in San Francisco, Vancouver, British Columbia, and Ahmedabad, India. She is author of Pleasure Drives and Promenades: A History of Frederick Law Olmsted’s Brooklyn Parkways (Center for American Places, 2012) co-author of The Boulevard Book: History, Evolution, Design of Multiway Boulevards (MIT Press, 2002) and co-editor of The Urban Design Reader (Routledge, 1st edition 2007, 2nd edition 2013).
dc.description Runtime: 34:09 minutes
dc.description.abstract This symposium is a celebration of the creation of the Frederick Law Olmsted Chair in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. It serves as a special opportunity to gather in one place leading experts in the area of sustainable urban infrastructure for a discussion of state of the art research and practice as it relates to the theme of this unique Endowed Chair. Each speaker will touch upon topics that are different, yet complementary in the following thematic areas: Public Health, Urban Ecology, Transportation, Risk & Resilience, and Public Policy. en_US
dc.embargo.terms null en_US
dc.format.extent 34:09 minutes
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1853/52012
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Georgia Institute of Technology en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Frederick Law Olmsted Symposium
dc.subject Complete streets en_US
dc.subject Olmsted symposium en_US
dc.subject Parkway en_US
dc.subject Street design en_US
dc.title Pleasure Drives and Promenades: The Olmsted Parkway Idea as Inspiration for Today's Complete Streets en_US
dc.title.alternative The Frederick Law Olmsted Symposium (2014) en_US
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