In association with writingWA, Consult Australia and the Adelaide Festival of Ideas, the State Library of Western Australia presents:
The Walkability Mandate: A Public Forum with Jeff Speck
Renowned US author, city planner and architectural designer Jeff Speck will share his vision for smart growth, sustainable design, and walkability in a public forum on 16 October at the State Theatre Centre.
The evening will include the opportunity to get involved in an audience Q&A and to purchase copies of Jeff’s new book, Walkable City – How Downtown Can Save America One Step at a Time. For more information on Jeff Speck visit http://www.jeffspeck.com.
Jeff has dedicated his career to determining what makes cities thrive and he has it down to one key factor – walkability.
“If we have learned one thing from the suburban experiment, it is that you can’t grow a green economy on bitumen.” – Jeff Speck
Venue: State Theatre Centre of Western Australia
Tickets: $45 (not inclusive of ticketing fee)
Cost includes complimentary drink and finger food on arrival.
Date: Wednesday 16 October 2013
Doors open: 6.00pm
Light refreshments: 6.00pm – 6.45pm
Public Forum: 6.45pm – 8.00pm