David Owen, “Green Metropolis”

Why Living Smaller, Living Closer, and Driving Less are the Keys to Sustainability
David Owen
Author + Staff Writer, The New Yorker
Organized by the Real Estate Development Program, GSAPP
Moderated by Vishaan Chakrabarti, Director, Real Estate Development, GSAPP
With discussion and responses by:
Gregg Pasquarelli, AIA, Principal, Charlotte Mathews, VP for Sustainability, Related Companies
David Owen has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1991. Before joining The New Yorker, he was a contributing editor at The Atlantic Monthly and, prior to that, a senior writer at Harper’s. He is also a contributing editor at Golf Digest. He is the author of more than a dozen books. His most recent book is GREEN METROPOLIS: WHY LIVING SMALLER, LIVING CLOSER, AND DRIVING LESS ARE THE KEYS TO SUSTAINABILITY, which grew out of a widely discussed 2004 New Yorker essay called “GREEN MANHATTAN.”


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