Invited Speakers, Panelists & Paper Presenters

Edgar Adams, Associate Professor, School of Architecture, Art & Historic Preservation, Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI. The Main Line as Model: Transit Oriented Development Comes of Age

Dr. John Allinson, Senior Lecturer in Town and Country Planning, Faculty of the Built Environment, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK. Students and the Urban Renaissance

Bruce Anderson, Board Member, Sisters of the Road, Portland, OR. Sisters of the Road.

Nabila Bachiri, PhD Candidate, Interdisciplinary Research Group on Suburbs, Ecole d’architecture, Université Laval, Quebec City, CANADA. Fighting teenagers’ sedentarity: The challenges of mobility in exurbia

Christine Bae, Associate Professor, Department of Urban Design and Planning, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Comparative Research on Making Livable Cities in the US, the UK and Korea

Kasia Barelkowska, M. Arch., B. Arch., Poznan University of Technology, Poznan, POLAND. Creating New Urban Plaza – Revitalizing Factor for the City

Robert Barelkowski, Ph. D., M. Arch., B. Arch., Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN), Poznan University of Technology, Poznan, POLAND. Maintaining the Tradition in Contemporary Architectural Interventions

David Barth, Principal, Glatting Jackson, West Palm Beach, FL. Long Range Parks & Open Space System Vision for Miami-Dade County

Keith Bartholomew, Assistant Professor, Urban Planning Program, College of Architecture + Planning, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. People and Place: A Study of Planning and Design Pedagogy and Values in the Academy and the Community

William J. Batson Jr., Coordinator, Architectural Technology, Bluegrass Community and Technical College & Assistant Professor, College of Design, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. Improved vehicular awareness: Planning for commuting by foot & bike

Monica Beemer, Executive Director, Sisters of the Road, Portland, OR. Voices from the Street

Karin Berg, PhD-candidate, Research School of Architecture, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, SWEDEN. Make towns – instead of traffic planning and housing development

Vinayak Bharne, Associate, Torti Gallas & Partners, Pasadena, CA. The Mixed Use Block – A View from Los Angeles

Congressman Earl Blumenauer, 3rd district Oregon, Portland OR & Washington DC. Award Recipient. The Congressional Task Force on Livable Communities.

David Bragdon, Metro President, Portland, OR. Welcome. Recipient of IMCL Award to Metro Council. Regional Planning Politics.

Barbara Buchanan, B.L.Arch., PhD candidate University of New South Wales, AUSTRALIA. Bringing Back Biodiversity to Cities: beyond social and physical health

Colin Burgett, AICP, Senior Transportation Planner, Fehr & Peers, San Francisco, CA. Transit-oriented development and access plan for the Bay Fair BART station and the adjacent Bayfair Center shopping mall in San Leandro, California.

William Carswell, Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. Re-Ideal Cities: Refreshed Urbanism through Baby Boomer Retiree Environments.

Josh Cerra, Environmental Designer & Biologist, David Evans & Associates, Inc. Infill Architecture & Landscape Ecology: Intermediaries in the Contemporary City.

Dr. Janet Cherrington, Associate Professor, Urban and Regional Studies Institute, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN. Making Cities Livable Through Place Marketing

Su Chong Chuang, Assistant Professor, Toko University, TAIWAN. Building community well-being through participation in planning: the case of Singchun community in South Taiwan

Ulker Copur, Ph.D., Professor of Architecture, Roger Williams University, School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation, Bristol, RI. Managing Diversity in a Sustainable Urban Setting: Kronsberg, Hanover, Germany

Linda B. Crider, Ph. D., Department of Urban and Regional Planning, College of Design, Construction and Planning, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Safe Routes to School

Gavin Davidson, Senior Planner, Roads & Infrastructure Planning, Translink, Burnaby, BC, CANADA. Cycling in Cities: Understanding people, neighbourhoods and infrastructure to guide urban design for active transportation

Julianna Delgado, M.Arch, PhD (Arch.), AICP, Transportation Commissioner & Design Commissioner, City of Pasadena, & Assistant Professor, Dept of Urban and Regional Planning, Cal State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Pomona CA. Towards a Car-Free Pasadena: Increasing Walkability in the Crown City's Central District

Dickson D. Despommier, Ph.D., Professor of Public Health & Microbiology, Department of Environmental Health Sciences and Microbiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY. Agriculture for the 21st Century & Beyond

Steve Dotterrer, Principal Planner for Comprehensive Planning, Portland Planning Bureau, Portland, OR

Phil Enquist, Planning Partner, Skidmore Owings & Merrill, Chicago, IL. Principles for sustainable and people-centric cities in the 21st Century

Eren Erdener, Ph.D., Professor, College of Architecture, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK. Pooling the Talent – Sustainable Urban Regeneration through Global Studio

William J. Fasano, Jr. Instructor, Urban and Metropolitan Studies Program, School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ. Screening the Urban Tomorrow: Visions of Smarter Cities in Contemporary Cinema

Beth Frazier, Graduate student, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. Revisiting the Community of Civano: The Socio-Economics of Sustainable Community Development

Phil Goff, Senior Urban Designer, Goody Clancy, Boston, MA. Human scaled mixed-use in Boston neighborhoods: strengthening the urban fabric and creating a sense of place

Brad Graham, Assist Deputy Minister, Partnerships and Consultation Branch, Ontario Growth Secretariat, Ministry of Public Infrastructure Renewal, Toronto, ON, CANADA. The Growth Plan for Ontario’s Greater Golden Horseshoe

Doris Gstach, Ph.D., Department of Urban Open Space Planning, Faculty of Architecture, Urban Planning & Landscape Planning, Kassel University, Kassel, GERMANY. Temporary open spaces as incubator for social integration

Bertrand Guidon, Director of Communication, City of Rennes, FRANCE. Protection of the Urban Heritage & Development in Europe & China.

Miriam Gusevich, Associate Professor, School of Architecture and Planning, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC. The Ecological City: a historic chapter

Carl S. Hacker, Ph.D., JD, Associate Professor of Ecology and of Public Health Law, Division of Management, Policy and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX. Child Health and the Walkable Neighborhood: The Epidemiologic Study Design

Robert Hastings, AIA, Project Architect/Urban Designer, Capital Projects & Facilities Division, TriMet, Portland, OR. New Transit Projects for Portland

Tim Hemsath, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, Visiting Lecturer, College of Architecture, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, NE. UrbanTech

Susan Hobley, B.Sc. BioDesign & Associates Pty Ltd. Balmain NSW, AUSTRALIA. Bringing Back Biodiversity to Cities: beyond social and physical health

Mike Houck, Director, Urban Greenspaces Institute, Department of Geography, Center for Spatial Analysis and Research, Portland State University, Portland, OR. In Livable Cities is Preservation of the Wild

Edward Huang, Ph.D., AICP, Senior Planner, Downtown Region, Community Redevelopment Agency, City of Los Angeles, CA. Making Livable Communities in Historic Downtown Los Angeles

N. Jane Hurt, Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Architecture, Clemson University, Clemson, SC. Re-Examining the Urban Street: Making Streets Work as Active Parts of the Social & Physical Health of Urban Families

Richard J. Jackson, MD, Professor of Environmental Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA. Connecting the Dots: How Our Physical Landscape is Impacting Health. Discussant.

Ali Jeevanjee, LOC, Llc, Los Angeles, CA. Parking Infrastructures

Ferdinand S. Johns, Architect, AIA, NCARB, Professor of Architecture, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, USA. Moderator:

Adam Jonas, Intern Architect, BKV Group, Minneapolis, MN. States of Stepping Between

Mayor Vera Katz, Former Mayor, City of Portland, OR. Award Recipient

Sean Keithly, Department of Urban Design and Planning, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Comparative Research on Making Livable Cities in the US, the UK and Korea

Douglas S. Kelbaugh FAIA, Professor and Dean, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. Urbanism and/or Architecture: Towards a Theory of Scale and Norm

Gil Kelley, Planning Director, City of Portland, OR. Making Portland Livable for Families

Eun Jung Kim, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. Health Disparity and the Built Environment

Brigitte L. Knowles, Professor, Associate Director, Tyler School of Art, Architecture, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. The Agrarian Urbanization

Claudia A. Kozinetz, Ph.D., M.P.H., Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Epidemiology Center, Houston, TX. Child Health and the Walkable Neighborhood: The Epidemiologic Study Design

David Kuehn, AICP, Community Planner, Federal Highway Administration Office of Planning, Washington DC. Three Approaches for Applying Environmental Justice in Transportation Planning

Dr Kisho Kurokawa, President, Kisho Kurokawa Architects & Associates, Tokyo, JAPAN. Philosophy of the City – A Transition to Loop Cities

Hannah Burton Laurison, Public Health Law Program, Public Health Institute, Oakland, CA. Urban Planning for Physical & Social Health.

Hong Leng, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Associate Director of Urban Planning Department, School of Architecture, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, CHINA. Outdoor space environment design in severe cold area based on inhabitant behavior and health in winter

Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard Ph.D.(Arch.), Director, International Making Cities Livable Conferences, Carmel, CA. Principles of True Urbanism. Designing Healthy Cities for Children. New Designs for Mixed-Use. Genius of the European Square

Robert Liberty, Metro Councilor, Portland, OR. Democracy, Planning & Livability at the Regional Scale.

Mimi Locher, Assistant Professor, Architecture Program, College of Architecture + Planning, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT People and Place: A Study of Planning and Design Pedagogy and Values in the Academy and the Community

Russ Lopez, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Health, BU School of Public Health, Boston MA. Health & the Built Environment: Teaching the Connections

Zhipeng Lu, Doctoral Student, Center for Health Systems and Design, College of Architecture, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. Walking for Healthy Aging: Investigating Walkable Environments for Assisted Living Residents

Lamine Mahdjoubi Ph.D. Professor, Faculty of the Built Environment, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK. Active Living Enabled by Outdoor Environments

Thomas Martineau, Professor of Architecture, Florida A & M University, Tallahassee, FL, USA. Welcome. Moderator.

Sherry McKibben, McKibben + Cooper Architects Urban Design, & Director of the University of Idaho's Idaho Urban Research and Design Center, Boise, ID. The Harris Ranch Development Project Charrette, Boise, Idaho

Phillip Mead, Professor, Dept. of Architecture at the University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho. The Health Related Significance of Urban Spaces and Buildings that Encourage Outdoor Recreation and Lingering.

Bob Morrow, Judge, Former Mayor, City of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, CANADA. Welcome. Moderator.

Brook Muller, Assistant Professor, Architecture Department, University of Oregon, Portland, OR. Infill Architecture & Landscape Ecology: Intermediaries in the Contemporary City.

Norberto F. Nardi, AIA, Professor Emeritus, Department of Architecture, California State Polytechnic University Pomona. Nardi Associates llp, Monrovia, CA. Integrated Design: Architecture, Urban Design and Responsible Suburban Development. Case Study: Mixed-Use Community of Dos Lagos, Corona, CA

Hajo Neis, Professor & Director, Portland Architecture Program, University of Oregon, Portland, OR. West Coast Urban Architecture in the Design Studio.

Marialena Nikolopoulou, Ph.D. Lecturer in Environmental Design, Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering, University of Bath, Bath, UK. The role of environmental conditions in the public realm

Jae-Gil Park, Dr. Director, Office of Urban and Regional Planning, Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements, Dongan-Gu, SOUTH KOREA.Comparative Research on Making Livable Cities in the US, the UK and Korea

James Pettinari, Professor, Portland Architecture Program, University of Oregon, Portland, OR. An Urban River Ferry System in Portland, Oregon

Mayor Tom Potter, City of Portland, OR. Welcome. Recipient of IMCL Award to the City of Portland.

Wolfgang F. E. Preiser Ph.D., Professor of Architecture, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH. Universal Design at the Urban Scale

Borzou Rahimi, Ph.D. AIA, Construction Specialist, CRA/LA, Los Angeles, CA. Moderator. Discussant.

Gray Read, Associate Professor, School of Architecture, Florida International University, Miami, FL. Architecture/Drama: Theatre of Space

John M. Reynolds B ARCH, M ARCH, Associate Professor, Director, Architecture Graduate Studies, Dept. of Architecture and Interior Design, Miami University, Oxford Ohio. Behnisch Architekten: New Directions in Democratic and Socially Responsible Sustainable Design

Ric Richardson, Professor and Acting Dean, School of Architecture and Planning, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM. Designing a Neighborhood Vision with Albuquerque’s North Valley Improvement Coalition: Practice and Principles for Community-Based Citizen Participation

Matthew Ridgeway, Principal, Fehr & Peers Associates, San Francisco, CA. Addressing Transit as Part of the Development Review Process

Frank Roberts, University Architect/Planner, Facilities Management, The University of Western Australia, WESTERN AUSTRALIA. Campus and Community

Michael Robinson, Professor of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, School of Architecture, Auburn University, Auburn, AL. Green Systems for Reconstruction in High Hazard Zones

Francesco Rotondo, Professor, Architecture and Urban Planning Department , Polytechnic of Bari, Bari, ITALY. Mixed-use fabric for urban regeneration: opportunities and threats for a renewed relationship between architecture and urban planning

Dan Saltzman, Commissioner, City of Portland, OR. Sustainability Issues in Portland

Thomas Sammons, Professor, Director, Community Design Workshop, School of Architecture and Design, College of the Arts, Lafayette, LA. The impact of Hurricane Rita on Cameron, Louisiana, the public process, and the outcome of the Urban Design and Architecture Design
Practices

Beverly A. Sandalack, Dr. FCSLA, MCIP, Professor and Coordinator, Urban Design Program, Director, The Urban Lab, Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, CANADA. Sustainable Land Use Planning and Urban Design – Urban / Rural interface

Greg Saur, Transportation Engineer, Fehr & Peers, San Francisco, CA. Transit-oriented development and access plan for the Bay Fair BART station and the adjacent Bayfair Center shopping mall in San Leandro, California.

Glenn Scheels, MCIP, RPP, GSP Group Inc., Kitchener, Ontario CANADA. Transforming a Suburban Shopping Centre into Mixed-Use with a Public Square: Waterloo, ON, Canada

Eiron Schofield, Co-Owner, Living Architecture, Ketchum, ID. Living Architecture

Francesco Selicato, Professor, Architecture and Urban Planning Department, Polytechnic of Bari, Bari, ITALY. Mixed-use fabric for urban regeneration: opportunities and threats for a renewed relationship between architecture and urban planning

Paul Smith, Transportation Planning Manager, Portland Office of Transportation, Portland, OR

Erik Sten, Commissioner, City of Portland, OR. Portland’s “Housing First” Initiative.

Ric Stephens, Principal, Alpha Community Development, Portland, OR. Tour leader.

Kay Sullivan, Town Founder of Winthrop, Brandon, FL. Moderator.

Sylvia Sutherland, Former Mayor, City of Peterborough, On, CANADA. Welcome. Moderator.

Dr. Sven von Ungern-Sternberg, Der Regierungspräsident (Governor), Süd-Baden, & Former First Mayor for the City of Freiburg, Freiburg, GERMANY. Welcome. Sustainable Regional Transportation & Land-Use Planning. Promoting Regional Identity. Moderator.

Francisco Alaniz Uribe MEDes (UD), Research Associate, The Urban Lab Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, CANADA. Sustainable Land Use Planning and Urban Design – Urban / Rural interface. Sustainable Urban Design and Transit: retrofitting inner-city neighbourhoods in Calgary

Genevieve Vachon, Professor of Architecture, Interdisciplinary Research Group on Suburbs, Ecole d’architecture, Université Laval, Quebec City, CANADA. Fighting teenagers’ sedentarity: The challenges of mobility in exurbia

Chris Wilson, J.B. Jackson Professor, School of Architecture and Planning, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM. Back to Main Street: Urban Building and District Types in Dallas

Meghan Winters, Department of Healthcare and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, CANADA. and Translink (Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority). Cycling in Cities: Understanding people, neighbourhoods and infrastructure to guide urban design for active transportation

Wang Xue, Harbin Industrial College of Technology, College of Architecture, Harbin, P.R. CHINA. Planning for the urban industrial community of Harbin’s new “Baisabhuan” district

Liu Ying, Harbin Industrial College of Technology, College of Architecture, Harbin, P.R. CHINA. Restoring life to the traditional courtyard house in Northeast China

Xuemei Zhu, Ph.D. Student, Department of Architecture, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. Assessing School Walkability from a Multi-Disciplinary Perspective

Acknowledgements

The IMCL Board and Program Committee wish to express their appreciation for the collaboration and hospitality of the City of Portland, Mayor Tom Potter; Portland Metro Council, President David Bragdon; and the University of Oregon School of Architecture, Hajo Neis, Director.

They also wish to acknowledge the assistance of student volunteers from Portland State University & the University of Oregon; and the management and staff of the Governor Hotel and Jakes's Catering in helping this conference run smoothly.