Professional Practice

Deadline Extended to November 30, 2017: CALL FOR PAPERS – and – DESIGN AWARDS COMPETITION

Date: 11/2/2017 - 11/30/2017

Type: Call for Papers / Submissions

LA CES approved?: No

Location(s): International

Description: 55th International Making Cities Livable Conference on
Healthy, 10-Minute Neighborhoods

May 14-18, 2018, The Shaw Center, Ottawa, Canada

Paper proposals are invited from practitioners, scholars, and elected officials concerned with issues such as the following:

Planning 10-Minute neighborhoods
Land-use planning for new neighborhoods
Re-shaping suburbia into healthy 10-minute neighborhoods
Essential elements of 10-minute neighborhoods
Restructuring suburbs: malls, multi-functional schools, mixed-use infill
Transit-oriented, mixed-use development    

The Healthy 10-Minute Neighborhood
Active mobility, walkable, bikable streets, complete streets, etc
Integrating public health and planning  
Health impact assessment    
How the built environment affects social life
Health effects of nature - parks, gardens, rivers, incidental green
Health impact of air pollution, urban noise, light pollution; and mitigation strategies

Generating Community in 10-Minute Neighborhoods
Neighborhood plazas, sociable squares
Reclaiming streets for people    
Child- and elder-friendly lifetime community  
Form based coding to generate “Eyes on the Street”   

The Ecologically Sustainable 10-Minute Neighborhood
Fighting climate change by healthy urban design    
Combatting food deserts, urban agriculture    
Healthy green and blue urban ecosystems

For more details and to submit a proposal, please see:


Julia Lent

Firm Finder                                                      
Maxine Artis
Linette Straus                                                                  

Professional Practice 

Library and Research Services                          
Ian Bucacink

RFQs & Opportunities                                      
Terence Poltrack

Historic Landscapes (HALS)                              
Ali Hay