IMPORTANT NOTE: All of today’s NextGen Events will be at the Lafayette Hotel (391 Washington St.)
First “Street Design Book” Run / 7:45am – 8:45am @ Lafayette Hotel Lobby at 391 Washington St.
Experience Buffalo at street level. Join Victor Dover (on a Brompton due to an injury) and John Simmerman on a morning run around Buffalo! This will be an excellent networking event with two of the best urban / active living experts in the United States.
Tactical Urbanism – Park-In / 5pm – 11am
CNU NextGen is partnering with the American Society of Landscape Architects, Upstate Chapter, to turn several on-street parking spaces at the Lafayette Hotel into pop-up parks. Construction will start at noon, with unveiling at 5 pm.
Buffalo New Urbanism Film Screening / 5pm – 11pm
The inaugural New Urbanism Film Festival in Los Angeles in 2013 was a huge success. Audiences were provoked, inspired, and challenged to build better places for themselves and their communities. Now the festival producers are taking the show on the road with a special screening of the award winning videos of NUFF2013. The world premier of “Olmsted’s Enduring Legacy,” a WNED documentary on Buffalo’s park and parkway system, will be featured at 5 pm.
Pecha Kucha / 6pm Start / Featuring NextGen Presentations of 6 minutes.
Debate / 8pm Start / 3 Debates
- Chuck Wolf v. Mike Lydon [Tactical Urbanism Without Effort]
- Matt Lambert v. Kenny Craft [New Urbanism & Architecture]
- Karja Hansen v. Jim Kunstler [TBA]
The NextGen Late Show / 10pm Start / Get comfortable, grab a drink and laugh at Chuck Marohn as he takes a shot at humor in this Late Show replicate.