David Green // Science and Healthcare Districts as Economic and Intellectual Engines of Today’s Cities

Our university was hosted Perkins+Will ‘s Urban Design Leader, David GreenDavid Green focuses on large-scale urban design and planning projects for the firm. He has been involved in the execution of hundreds of projects in the past 20 years ranging from the adaptive of multiple historic structures to multi-thousand urban design and planning projects. His work and research focuses on issues of development, particularly within an urban and the creation of a strategy for sustainable cities that includes aspects of public policy implementation, criteria for implementation of development controls as well as strategic infrastructure implementation.*

He started to her presentation by mentioning history of city planning. In that point, question is “how we divide our land is important than what we do with it.” Size, shape, orientation, zoning, use for changing are still valid for that concept and refer to division according to its function.

Moreover, one of the significant topic is city and its directly effect on health. According to the researches, physical environment and socio-economic factors directly affect our health as fifty percent. By regarding regulation and orientation to get healthy organisation, The Research Triangle Park in North Caroline is one of the substantial example of it.



While regenerating urban project, some topics should be conceived according to David Green’s explanation such as;

-Adding value to the area

-Protect historical urban fabric

-Establish a mix of active uses

-Preserve district character




Beyond exception, presentation was designed and prepared perfectly. Whole speech and presentation could be really professional example to observe the presentation techniques and speech details besides the urban ideas and developments.


Retrieved from http://perkinswill.com/people/david-green

WordCloud // Abdi Güzer Presentation


Unfortunately, missed the Abdi Güzer presentation which I was excited to listen. Organisation was hosted in our University / Architecture Department. All to the good, my hardworking friends:) published their interpretations and reports about lecture about housing. By regarding them, decided to create a summary via using word cloud.