Speaker Series: Innovation in Urban Design

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Culver City is hosting a Speaker Series based on the successful GPU Prelude Series of 2018. This series is intended to inform, educate, and create a common dialogue around issues of importance for everyone who lives, works, plays, and/or learns in Culver City. The entire community is invited to join in the discussion! Access a written summary and video link for past events on the Speaker Series page.For the fourth event in this series, Culver City welcomes Gerhard W. Mayer, AIA, LEED AP, for a presentation on ‘Innovation in Urban Design.’ Mayer, an architect, urbanist, and Principal at the Los Angeles office of GGLO, will explore how a flexible approach to design and the use of new autonomous parking technologies can enable us to reclaim some of the space currently devoted to parking and develop a more human-scale urban fabric. Join us to learn what is needed to support this type of innovation in Culver City.Complimentary on-site child care can be arranged in advance. Please RSVP for this event.With frequent service and direct connection to the Expo line, a Culver CityBus can make it easy to attend! Plan your trip online or by calling 310-253-6500. The Helms Design Center is located a short walk from Culver City Bus lines 1, 5, and 7, Big Blue Bus line 17, and LA Metro Bus Lines 17, 33, and 733. The Metro Expo Line Culver City Station is a five-minute walk away. There are bike racks available on-site. Those wishing to arrive by car can access complimentary valet parking in the interior parking garage located adjacent to the Helms Design Center, just west of the Room and Board showroom. The address for the interior garage is 8711 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232.If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to fully participate in this event, please contact Advance Planning staff before July 15, 2019 via email or telephone at 310.253.5740 to discuss your accessibility needs.