Community Development

SOF Digital Discussion: Built for Everyone: Reimagining the Urban Experience

November 20, 2020  • Society of Fellows

This SOF Digital Discussion features leading experts Kimberly Dowdell, Principal at HOK and President of NOMA; Eric Klinenberg, Helen Gould Shepard Professor in the Social Sciences at New York University; and Amy Liu, Vice President and Director of the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program; in a conversation moderated by Sommer Mathis, Editor-in-Chief of City Monitor. The esteemed panel addresses ways to reimagine cities with equity at the center of the design process. They discuss the role of design and urban planners, city government, and the citizenry in improving the lives of all individuals living in cities, as well as important policy and process changes that could ensure a more equitable day-to-day experience.