The Memphis Regional Design Center announces two educational offerings as part of the Fall 2013 semester of Urban Design 101. Urban Design 101 is a 9-week course offered by the non-profit Memphis Regional Design Center for designers, developers, non-profits, and citizens interested in issues of urban design and development facing Memphis and the Mid-South region. The course lasts 20 hours over a 9-week period.
Part 1 – Fundamentals of Urban Design – a 4-hour session covering the fundamental concepts of Urban Design and is geared towards community members and professionals interested in learning about urban design for the first time. Fundamentals of Urban Design will be held Saturday morning, September 21st.
Part 2 – 8 Weeks of Urban Design Topics – eight 2-hour discussions with local and industry leaders across a wide range of urban design topics and community issues. Held every Wednesday from October 2 through November 20.
Cost of the course is $200 for both Parts 1 and 2, or $60 for only Part 1 (Fundamentals). Interested parties can take Fundamentals now, and sign up for Part 2 for Fall 2013, or next Spring for an additional fee.
For more information or to sign up, please email: email@example.com. Download the flyer by clicking the image below.
Midsouth Existing Greenways Map
MRDC is pleased to offer our website visitors the Mid-South Greenways Map—our Region’s first web-based interactive map of existing greenways, parks and open space facilities. This map is produced by the Mid-South Greenways Steering Committee with data provided by municipalities and parks and greenways organizations from throughout the region.
Map development and maintenance is generously supported by the Hyde Family Foundations with technical assistance provided by The University of Memphis Center for Partnerships in GIS.
You can view the Mid-South Greenways Map here at www.mrdcinfo.org using our embedded Google Earth Viewer. For greater functionality, visit https://sites.google.com/site/midsouthgreenwaysmap/google-earth-installationto learn how to install Google Earth on your computer to take full advantage of the Map.