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<nettime-ann> Opening Reception: Urban Design or Civic Design?
Heather Haynes- Toronto Free Gallery on Fri, 9 Mar 2007 20:45:10 +0100 (CET)


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Title: Opening Reception: Urban Design or Civic Design?




1 plus 1 equals 3 at least presents
                                                        
Urban Design or Civic Design?


”Imagine small gardens on sidewalks. Imagine buying your fruits and vegetables from inner city farms. Imagine parking lots with trees, where people can gather.”

 
Toronto Free Gallery and "1 plus 1 equals 3 ­ at least" invite you to join activist groups, artists, designers, architects and urban planners as they re-imagine how design in our city can change in order to foster a greener Toronto.
 
Thursday, March 15, 2007          
Exhibition Opening starts at 7:00pm
Films screening provided by Streets to Screens
Starts at 8:00pm

Saturday, March 24, 2007
Panel discussion starts at 1:00pm
Public Forum starts after the break at 3:00pm

Join the discussion with:
Local Community and activist groups:
Spacing Magazine* Toronto Public Space Committee (TPSC)* Evergreen Brickworks*
Local Enhancement & Appreciation of Forests (LEAF)*  

Design professionals:
Martin Liefhebber (Breathe Architects)* James Brown (Brown & Storey Architects)* William Woodworth (Beacon to the Ancestors)*

Artists:
Marlena Zuber* Amanda Rataj* Andrew Chiu* Todd Irvine* Michael Pereira* UpBag*
 
"1 plus 1 equals 3 - At Least" invites community members concerned about our shared environments to engage in open-ended collaboration. Our first initiative asks contributors to consider what values influence the design of common spaces and shared infrastructure in our city? As environmental awareness grows and societal values shift, will city planners and designers begin greening city design?


Location:                                                                        
Toronto Free Gallery                                                            
660 Queen St. East                                                            
Toronto ON, M4E 2J8
416-913-0461                                                                      




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