Plan Canada Spring 2019

Unleashing the true power of urban design


While the design of cities has a millennial history, the emergence of urban design as a contemporary practice can, in many respects, be traced to 1956, when Harvard Dean Josep Lluis Sert organized the first urban design conference at the Graduate School of Design. The goal was to re-assert the physicality of the city and bridge the gap between design disciplines and policy-oriented planners.

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ArticlesKen Greenberg