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Master Speaker Nan Ellin: Gold is the New Green: A Shifting Paradigm

GBCI: 0910000384

We have the knowledge, skills, will, and resources to create sustainable places, yet are not doing so reliably. Nan Ellin identifies strategies for clearing hurdles along the path toward a living future, drawing from practices that are shifting the paradigm in urban design, placemaking, and community building.
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We have the knowledge, skills, will, and resources to create sustainable places, yet are not doing so reliably. Nan Ellin identifies strategies for clearing hurdles along the path toward a living future, drawing from practices that are shifting the paradigm in urban design, placemaking, and community building. She shares a process for accelerating this shift in your own practice composed of 6 steps: Prospect, Polish, Propose, Prototype, Promote, and Present. Whereas green was the new black, producing myriad positive transformations through the sustainability movement, gold may be the new green, prospecting for the true riches in people and places.

Objectives

  1. Awareness and understanding of a shifting paradigm in urban design.
  2. Ability to identify hurdles along your own path toward a living future.
  3. Awareness of strategies for clearing these hurdles and ability to apply them.
  4. Ability to intrinsically motivate yourself and inspire others to co-create a living future.
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Intermediate

Created by

Cascadia Green Building Council
Portland, OR
United States

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