San Jose

Urban Acupuncture

7:00 p.m. | Monday, October 27, 2014

Image courtesy of Flickr user Thomas Locke Hobbs

During his time as mayor of Curitiba, Brazil, Jaime Lerner transformed the city into a global model through selective, but trailblazing, projects in transportation and sustainability. His new book, Urban Acupuncture, explores how small, innovative urban projects can be the driving force of change in even the largest cities. Join him for a discussion on how pinpricks in our city’s fabric can build truly livable urbanism.

Co-presented by Island Press, ZERO1, Transform and Greenbelt Alliance.

Jaime Lerner / Author

AICP CM credits pending.


ZERO1 Garage
439 S. 1st Street
San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: 408.638.0083


Free to the public

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