Member Webinar | COVID-19: Realising a New Future for Cities
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FREE MEMBER-ONLY EVENT
Reimagining our cities and urban landscapes as we prepare for a new tomorrow
COVID-19 has brought life as we know it to a grinding halt, transforming great cities into ghost towns overnight. The virus has accelerated the pace of change our cities have long been grappling with.
Regulatory requirements controlling how we live, work, and play are changing rapidly as measures are enacted to safeguard peoples’ health and wellbeing and facilitate a return to business. What’s going to happen when we’re all allowed out again?
What if we could re-imagine how we work, walk our streets, travel and enjoy our urban environment, and chart a new path for a better tomorrow?
In this webinar, we bring together two leading cities and places practitioners; James Moore and David Jones from Jacobs, who’ll draw on some of the live and evolving data on economies, sectors and travel patterns to explore the opportunities for catalytic change as the world comes out of lockdown, and ideas on how we can transform our cities and urban landscapes for the future.
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Global Solutions Director, Cities & Places Solutions
James has 30 years of technical and managerial experience and leadership in architecture, community planning, redevelopment consulting and urban design. With Jacobs, he is helping lead and expand the company’s planning and urban design practice worldwide, with an emphasis on urban regeneration. James has a deep understanding of cities as complex “systems of systems” in which all component elements are integral to planning, design, development and operations. He promotes a comprehensive process, built on broad-based, effective community engagement and public outreach, with a goal of balancing the physical development of the built and natural environments with sustainable economic growth and continual socio-cultural advancement. He has particular expertise in organizing and managing complex urban regeneration projects, including those focusing on neighborhood revitalization and the creation of walkable, bike-friendly, transit-oriented mixed-use environments. Recent work has emphasized the integration of data-informed technologies into planning and design processes and a focus on the emerging areas of “smart” cities and urban resilience.
Principal Consultant and Practice Lead, Cities & Places Solutions
David brings a depth of experience from working across both the public and private sectors for nearly 25-years. His skills and experience range from city positioning, placemaking, economic development, property development and Urban Regeneration over this time. Within this breadth of experience, David’s focus is on the development and delivery of strategies that enable Urban Regeneration and housing for neighbourhoods, places, cities and regions, often catalysed by transport investment. He has worked across cities and regions in New Zealand and the North and Midlands of England, where he was involved in eight city level Urban Regeneration Companies. As a qualified planning and development property surveyor, with Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) certification, he brings a commercial edge to his strategic advice. David is also a member of the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM).
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