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New Topics – Common Ground: The Intersection of Biophilic Design and Urbanism

Wednesday, April 22, 2020,5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

David Brain

Panel discussion featuring David Brain, New College Professor of Social Sciences;
Bill Browning, Terrapin Bright Green;
Dan Slone, Vertical Vision

New College Professor David Brain will host a discussion with biophilic thought leader Bill Browning of Terrapin Bright Green, and new urbanist and eco-district expert Dan Slone of Vertical Vision, in a fascinating look at the intersection of the man-made and the natural worlds.

Topics will include a discussion on: patterns of biophilic design and bioinspired innovation in urban environments, reconnecting people with the environment for health and wellbeing, the social implications of the commons in the private realm and civic engagement for social equity, climate resilience, and placemaking.

New Topics is a collaboration of the New College Foundation and New College of Florida. This dynamic community series features national speakers on relevant topics of our time.

All lectures are $15; and all will be held in the Mildred Sainer Auditorium, 5313 Bay Shore Road.

For more information, please contact the New College Events Office at 941-487-4888. Reserve your seats here.


Wednesday, April 22, 2020,
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Mildred Sainer Auditorium, 5313 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34243
5301 Bay Shore Rd
Sarasota, FL United States
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