James Lima was invited to present at City Futures: An International Conference, a multiday event held on November 12, 2015 at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate Architecture School exploring the present state and future potential of cities. Lima will be presenting on the economics of placemaking, and joining Matthijs Bouw, Daniela Fabricius, Thom Mayne, Marilyn[…]
James Lima was invited to speak on placemaking as an economic engine at The Experience of Open Space, a Newport Open Space Forum event. The event kicked off the Newport Parks and Open Space Master Plan, a planning effort for parks and open space that are forward-thinking, historically sensitive, environmentally aware, and economically sound in[…]
JLP+D provided expert testimony before the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) in support of the Friends of the Upper East Side Historic District’s successful effort to preserve the First Avenue Estate (also known as City and Suburban Homes) from demolition. Following further legal challenges to this effort, in January 2016 the New York State Supreme[…]
The Cultural Landscape Foundation has invited James Lima to moderate a panel of national experts in landscape urbanism and ecology discussing “The Productive Garden” at the Civic Horticulture Conference in Philadelphia on May 17, 2013.
James Lima is an invited speaker at “New Directions in Campus Urbanism,” a discussion in design innovation at the Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at Penn State in April 2013.
James Lima invited to present at 2012 Louisiana Smart Growth Summit. Panel Topic: Infrastructure’s Role in Economic Development
James Lima joined the Buffalo Urban Development Corporation and Sasaki Associates at the Urban Land Institute 2011 Fall Meeting in Los Angeles to present “Riverbend: A New Approach to Urban Placemaking.” Lima worked with the project team to reimagine a legacy manufacturing landscape in a way that brings new energy and celebrates the unique aesthetic[…]
James Lima was a moderator and panelist at “São Paulo Housing and Urbanism: International Congress for Housing & Urban Development” in São Paulo, during the summer of 2011.