Mark Johnson: Re-building civitas, the re-generation of place in urban design (March 5, 2008)



Mark Johnson is the founder of Civitas, a collaborative design firm that is known for transformative urban design and landscape architecture projects on several continents. Johnson outlines the firm’s principles of regeneration with a goal to “improve the health, quality of life, and sustainability of cities.” He explains Civitas urban design projects in Denver, Memphis, Kansas City, Miami, and Los Angeles. Through these projects Johnson highlights the firm’s commitment to the “regeneration of nature, stimulation of human nature, celebration of culture, and building for time.”

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