Happening Now: A More Sustainable DC #sustainabledc

imageI’m currently at the National Building Museum, waiting for Jan Gehl’s lecture to begin. The subject: How to make DC a more sustainable city–how to revitalize the nation’s capital. Oh boy! Reminds me of planning class, can’t wait for it to start.

Follow my tweets on twitter at #sustainabledc! If I’m not too entranced I’ll be jotting down quotes and thoughts. Some photos of the beautiful lobby are below. Once again, thanks to Metrocentric for posting about this event! I’m glad I re-blogged days ago!

The National Building Museum will be hosting avery interesting lecture by Danish architectJan Gehlfocused on how Washington, D.C. can become a more sustainable and human-scaled city. In this original presentation, he will examine howDC can help transform the historic LEnfant plan to create more successful urban spaces while encouraging more walking and biking and less driving.