Ape Goes to Mark Lakeman’s Victoria City Talk November 29th, 2018

Place-Making as Radical Urbanism – A City Talk with Mark Lakeman

by The City Talks

November 29th, 2018

UVic’s Distinguished Downtown Lecture Series

Mark Lakeman, Co-Founder and Creative Director of the City Repair Project in Portland, OR, joins us at The City Talks.

Legacy Art Gallery and Cafe (630 Yates), Victoria.

November 29, at 7:30pm.

This presentation will describe how placeless practices and landscapes that characterize modern urban planning are being actively and aggressively retrofitted through place-based citizen engagement.

Lakeman will discuss the transformation of Portland’s Pioneer Courthouse Square and the movement to transform public space all over North America and Europe.

Lakeman’s presentation will outline the practical means and technical support that is needed to transform our own urban spaces, here in Victoria.

Listen. Hear. Mark Lakeman speaks to Gorilla Radio.

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