Oakland

Learning from Megaprojects

12:30 p.m. | Thursday, October 20, 2016

Image courtesy Sergio Ruiz

Megaprojects — like the $6.4 billion Bay Bridge eastern span — are often beautiful, but are often incredibly expensive. Why are such colossal projects so captivating, costly, controversial and complex? Through focusing on the Bay Bridge, what lessons can we learn that can determine how to achieve these megaprojects differently in the future? Hear from an expert on the topic. Co-presented by ULI San Francisco.

+ Karen Frick / UC Berkeley

Location

SPUR Oakland
1544 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510.827.1900

Admission

free for SPUR members
free for ULI San Francisco members
$10 for non-members

Pre-registration is not required for this event. 

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