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Teale: The Importance of Being Urban

Thursday, October 30, 2014
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Storrs Campus
Konover Auditorium

Author and Photographer Julie Campoli, of Terra Firma Urban Design, will give a talk entitled “The Importance of Being Urban: Density and the Green City” for the University of Connecticut’s Edwin Way Teale Lecture Series on Nature and the Environment. The talk will take place on Thursday, October 30, 4 pm at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, Konover Auditorium, at UConn. The lecture is free and open to the public.

For twenty-five years Julie Campoli practiced land planning and urban design in the state of Vermont, working with non-profits, municipalities and state agencies to steer growth into a more efficient and contextual pattern. Her firm, Terra Firma Urban Design specializes in street design and site planning for affordable housing, emphasizing the infilling of existing neighborhoods. More recently, she has focused on building flood resiliency in riverside downtowns. Her work includes creating photographs, maps, simulations, graphics and other tools to help people understand the relationship between design concepts and real places.

The Edwin Way Teale Lecture Series brings leading scholars and scientists to the University of Connecticut to present public lectures on nature and the environment. The lectures are open to the public and do not require registration. For additional information please call 860.486.4460 or visit



Edwin Way Teale Lecture Series on Nature & the Environment (primary), Office of Public Engagement, UConn Master Calendar, Year of Engagement

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