Urban Density

Finding a Place in Harrisonburg: Urban Density and the Friendly City


November 3, 2011 in the Lounge of Clementine Cafe


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The trajectory of Christian Scripture is from the "garden" of Eden to a city with a garden. // The foremost purpose of a city is to enable its citizens to flourish. // For the first time in history the world's population is predominantly urban. // Many people associate cities with congestion, crime, pollution, and fear. // How dense does a city need to be for humans to flourish?


Wine and Cheese; Presentations; Q&A with the Audience


Presenters: Eugene Stoltzfus (Former Chairman and President of Rosetta Stone, current President of Eugene Stoltzfus Architects) and Aubrey Spears (Rector of the Church of the Incarnation, Fellow in Practical Theology for the Paideia Centre for Public Theology)


Panelists: Randy Seitz (Co-Founder and President of Blue Ridge Architects, Adjunct Professor in the School of Art and Art History at James Madison University) and Matthew Robertson (President and CEO of The Stratford Companies)