Civitas Advises City of Prague on Strategies for New Economy

How does one of the world’s most intact Renaissance cities stay relevant and compete in the new millennium? This week Mark Johnson is in Prague helping the Prague Institute of Planning and Development (IPR) strategize possible solutions to this question.   Mark was invited back to meet with IPR representatives and the mayor and city council of the UNESCO-listed city for a 3-day urban planning workshop after attracting their attention at the reSITE conference held this past June.  Read more…

Mark Johnson to speak at Ecological Restoration Conference

Mark will be speaking at the ESA Conference about Ecological Restoration and its relationship to Urban Design.

civitas is turning the big 3-0

Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year – with official events planned to coincide with the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) November annual meeting in Denver – the firm has played a key role in changing the face of its Denver hometown, as well as cities from coast to coast and around the world.  Pivotal to the firm’s success in evincing real-world urban change in venues from L.A. to Afghanistan is a design philosophy that includes the tenet that projects are ultimately always “about them, not us.”  Read more..