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Knoxville, TN 37902

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ETcompetes Speaker Series 2013

Rural by Design & Taming Commercial Strips

Strategies to conserve landscapes and revitalize commercial strips

PLEASE JOIN US IN HEARING Randall Arendt, a nationally recognized consultant and author in the field of rural landscape and farmland conservation.

  • Does development have to consume rural landscapes?
  • What are the approaches to curb the loss of farmland?
  • What cooperative means can be used to direct and fashion new growth?
When:

Thursday, November 21, 2013
11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Where:

East Tennessee History Center
601 S. Gay Street
Knoxville, TN 37902

Lunch will be served. This event is free but seating is limited and reservations are necessary. RSVP to dori.caron@knoxmpc.org or 215-2694

Randall Arendt will share his experiences in creating effective solutions for governments, foundations and individuals to work together to address conservation and redevelopment issues.

Join us to learn more about:
  • Regulatory and voluntary approaches to planning
  • Conservation subdivision techniques (much-improved clustering)
  • Redeveloping highway commercial strips as mixed-use corridors

About Randall Arendt

Mr. Arendt received his undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University and his Master’s Degree (Urban Design and Regional Planning) from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. He is a Senior Conservation Advisor at the National Lands Trust. He formerly served as the Director of Planning and Research at the Center for Rural Massachusetts.

He is a noted lecturer, site designer, and author, having written Dealing with Change in the Connecticut River Valley: A Design Manual for Conservation and Development; Rural by Design: Maintaining Small Town Character; Conservation Design for Subdivisions: A Practical Guide to Creating Open Space.

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