Planning the Rebuilding of New Orleans

Event Date:
Thursday, 28 Sep 2006 2:15 PM


Video Description:
This session will discuss the challenges of devising a planning process for rebuilding an entire American city as quickly as possible while simultaneously following solid principles of good planning — in an environment that is highly charged and political.

Dianne Harris, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture and Architecture, UIUC


  • Robert Olshansky, Associate Department Head and Associate Professor, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Noshir Contractor, Professor, Speech Communications, Psychology, and Coordinated Science Lab; Research Affiliate, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


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