National Building Museum

2011 Charles Atherton Memorial Lecture: Jan Gehl

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Brighton Road
Danish architect, planner, and author Jan Gehl discusses his work making cities across the U.S. more walkable, bikeable, and sustainable and shares his thoughts on how to make a greener capital city. The Charles H. Atherton Memorial Lecture program commemorates the life and legacy of Charles Atherton, who served for almost four decades as secretary of the U. S. Commission of Fine Arts.

H.E. Ambassador Peter Taksoe-Jensen, The Ambassador of Denmark will provide the program introduction.

1.5 LU HSW-SD (AIA) / 1.5 CM (AICP) / 1.5 LA CES (ASLA)

 $12 Members; FREE Students; $20 Non-members. Prepaid registration required. Walk-in registration based on availability.

The Museum's award-winning Shop is open for one hour prior to the start of the program. Firehook Cafe is also open for one hour prior to the start of the program, offering sandwiches, soft drinks, tea and coffee and sweet treats. Shop and Café hours are subject to change.


Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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