“Great city, bad buildings” was the headline of a recent and controversial Denver Post op-ed. With Denver’s economy and stock as a real-estate investment both riding high, are we getting buildings and public spaces worthy of our city and region? Why so many lookalike stucco buildings? Is density our friend or public enemy # 1? What is the role of real estate finance practice and the cost of building materials and construction? Are design guidelines and form-based codes the answers? Starchitecture? How will the city look and feel as it evolves through infill, density and taller buildings?
Come learn about the forces that shape the built environment in a lively and highly illustrated conversation among leading architects, planners and developers.