College of Design co-sponsors Sustainable Communities Interdisciplinary Lecture featuring Joachim Eble

The College of Design is co-sponsoring a Sustainable Communities Interdisciplinary Lecture on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 featuring Germany's "grandfather of green building," Joachim Eble of Joachim Eble-Architektur. The lecture highlights Eble's experience in sustainable, "healthy" design and eco-city projects throughout Europe and Asia. The event will open with a brief summary of the the vision for a sustainable, University-founded community at UMore Park. Following Eble's lecture, a reactor panel, including Dean Tom Fisher (Architecture), will share their expertise and perspectives on economic, environmental and social sustainability.

The lecture will be held on Tuesday, September 28, 2010, 3:30-5:00 p.m. at the 3M Auditorium in the Carlson School of Management. A light reception will follow the lecture in the Carlson School of Management Atrium.

More information and registration is available on the UMore Park website.

Additionally, Eble will participate in a sustainable community and eco-city design seminar on Wednesday, September 29, 2010, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., in 225 Rapson Hall. For information about the seminar, contact John Carmody, carmo001@umn.edu.

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