People Behind the Plans Podcast: Doug Farr

One of the best planning podcasts we hope you’re listening to is APA’s People Behind the Plans hosted by Courtney Kashima of Muse Community + Design. Her latest guest is Doug Farr, and this episode delves into Doug’s new book Sustainable Nation, planners’ role in the effort to decarbonize the economy, his hometown of Detroit, giving […]

AIA 2030 Commitment Campaign

A major theme in Sustainable Nation is “campaigns” as agents for change. We are campaigning at AIA Chicago’s Designight tonight to increase the number of our peer architecture firms participating in AIA’s 2030 Commitment. Look for designers from the 42 firms currently committed to be sporting 2030 buttons. Want a button? Get your firm signed up!

AIAU Webinar: Designing a Sustainable Nation in Four Generations

Doug Farr, FAIA, will be hosting a free AIAU Webinar on 9/21 outlining how architects can lead in decarboninzing the U.S. within four generations. He’ll also explain a new approach to accelerating change by updating outdated ideas about health, safety, and welfare. Participants can earn 1LU / HSW credit. More info and register here:

Doug Farr’s CNU Keynote “A Sustainable Nation in Four Generations”

Didn’t make it to CNU 25 in Seattle? You can watch Doug Farr’s keynote, which proposes how we build a sustainable nation in four generations, right here!  You’ll also learn about the research and ideas featured in Doug’s new book Sustainable Nation, a follow up to the bestseller Sustainable Urbanism, coming out later this year.