Charles Marohn will present a keynote as part of the City of Edina's Urban Design Symposium. Charles Marohn will discuss key Strong Towns concepts and share a vision for more economically productive development patterns, answering questions such as:
- Why are our cities and towns so short of resources despite decades of robust growth?
- Why do we struggle at the local level just to maintain our basic infrastructure?
- What do we do now that the economy has changed so dramatically?
The answers lie in the way we have developed; the financial productivity of our places. This stunning presentation is a game-changer for communities looking to grow more resilient and obtain true prosperity during changing times.
Topics covered include: America's Suburban Experiment; the Growth Ponzi Scheme; the illusion of wealth; mechanisms of growth; and incremental and traditional development models.
This event is free and open to the public.
(Top photo by Bobak Ha'Eri)