Plan New Hampshire and the
New Hampshire Home Builders Association
are pleased to present
a Randall Arendt workshop
Blending Greenways, New Urbanism and Conservation Design
Thursday, October 24, 3:30 - 9:00 PM Bedford NH
A must-attend workshop for
developers, planners, architects, landscape architects,
planning board members and land use commissions.
Whether in rural, suburban, or urban locations, creating greenway networks for informal recreation, exercise, and enjoyment of nature is the most fundamental element of enlightened town planning.
This workshop describes and illustrates how communities can plan healthier futures with physical exercise and wellness as central organizing principles of neighborhood and municipal design. Attendees will see how greenways also provide a useful bridge between two of the last century's most compelling design innovations: the "new urbanism" and conservation design, both of which built upon earlier traditions. Simply put, greenways and the parklands they connect with neighborhoods, schools, and mixed-use centers, provide the unifying element that allows urban and rural values to merge, producing a superior hybrid community form.
Without natural or man-made corridors that are reserved, shaped, and enhanced to facilitate walking, jogging, roller-blading, and bicycling, residents and workers will always lack an essential component of truly civilized community design, including safe routes to school for our children.
This workshop will draw upon new research into historical and contemporary examples, conducted for the upcoming revision of Arendt's Rural by Design.
The program will show how conservation design techniques can be readily combined with TND principles to create walkable, mixed-use neighborhoods, utilizing time-tested principles of community greenway design. Designing new communities around the central organizing principle of interconnected greenways and bikeways will lead to healthier neighborhoods, with both motorized and non-motorized links between homes, schools, shops, jobs, etc.
CM credits have been approved for this workshop by the American Planning Association (APA).
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Randall Arendt, FRTPI, ASLA (Hon.)
Landscape Planner, Author, Site Designer, Lecturer
Narragansett, Rhode Island
Considered the nation’s leading authority on conservation design. Author of "Rural by Design", "Conservation Design for Subdivisions" and more. Owner of Greener Prospects, a consulting firm that bridges the gap between land-use planning and land conservation. Services include conservation subdivision design workshops, ordinance review and site design.
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New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority
32 Constitution Drive, Bedford, NH 03110
Cost: HBRANH, Plan New Hampshire, & APA - Northern New England Chapter members: $75.00
Price includes light catered meal.
Register online or by calling the HBRANH at 603-228-0351.
Cancellations for HBRANH events made 7 or more business days prior to the date of the event will receive full refund. If cancellation is made less than 7 business days in advance registrants will receive or be billed for 50% of the event fee. Registrants who fail to attend without prior notification are liable for the entire fee. Phone or email confirmations from registrants shall be deemed as firm regardless of receipt of payment.
No registrations will be allowed for individuals or companies with outstanding balances due HBRANH.