Go to Wednesday’s free urban design lecture

Don’t forget this great event Wednesday at 6 p.m.! Here’s the Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana press release:

Around the Square: an urban design lecture
Hosted by YLNI’s Downtown Development Committee

Almost everyone supports the idea of downtown development in Fort Wayne. But what does it really take to ensure sensible, sustainable, and exciting development in our city around Harrison Square?

YLNI is proud to host Professor Philip Bess, Director of Graduate Studies at the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture. Professor Bess will provide the audience with some of the basic principles of Traditional Urbanism that have been implemented in other cities to facilitate development around urban ballparks.

April 16 at 6 p.m.
Downtown Allen County Public Library – Auditorium

Following the lecture, a Q&A panel will form and field questions from the attendees. Joining Professor Bess on the panel discussion portion of the event will be the founding members of multi-discipline design firm Studio Three:

  • Joseph Blalock, ASLA Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture at BSU-CAP
  • Lohren Deeg, ASAI Instructor of Architecture at BSU-CAP. Founder of Lohren Deeg Design and Illustration. Assistant Director of Community Based Projects.
  • Brian Hollars, AIA Instructor of Architecture at BSU-CAP. Founder of handHEWN Design and Construction.

The panel will be answering questions from the audience as well as previous questions sent in by YLNI members, feel free to send your urban design questions to downtown@ylni.org to have it included in the forum.

Hope to see you there!

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