Oakland

The Nature of Space and Place in Our City

Behavioral Science and the Built Environment

6:00 p.m. | Thursday, February 20, 2020

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Though at first glance the connection between environmental psychology and urban sociology may not be apparent, a deeper look into their relationship shows vast overlaps. Both are interdisciplinary fields that rely on a mélange of sciences in an attempt to solve the problems that exist in the environments around us. Join two experts in these fields, the authors of the books The Shaping of Us and The Help-Yourself City, as they discuss the nature of space and place and how looking at our cities with this dual lens can enable us to better understand our interactions with the built environment and our neighbors who live within it.

+ Lily Bernheimer / Space Works Consulting
+ Gordon Douglas / The Institute of Metropolitan Studies

Location

SPUR Oakland
1544 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510.827.1900

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Free for SPUR Members
$10 for non-members 

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