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How Can a City's Design Live Up To Its Surroundings? | Dr. Beverly A. Sandalack | TEDxCalgary
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Added Oct 6, 2016
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Dr. Sandalack shares her ideas on how we can better try to ensure that our cities and communities can better fit into their surroundings. The benefits of better city and community design include enhanced ecological and economic sustainability, and better living in general.

City Maker and Landscape Architect

A renowned landscape architect, planner, and expert on the built environment, Dr. Sandalack’s career has focused on practical ways to create great cities. A professor in the Faculty of Environmental Design, and a believer in using good urban design to create an even better Calgary, Dr. Sandalack is the Associate Dean for the Faculty of Environmental Design at the University of Calgary and the Director of the Award-winning Interdisciplinary Urban Lab. Follow her on Twitter @urbanlabyyc

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