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Charles R. Wolfe

Advogado e escritor

Charles R. (Chuck) Wolfe, M.R.P., J.D. (@crwolfelaw on twitter) is an attorney in Seattle, where he focuses on land use and environmental law and permitting, including the use of innovative land use regulatory tools and sustainable development techniques on behalf of both the private and public sectors and the successful redevelopment of infill properties under federal, state and local regulatory regimes. He is an accomplished speaker and author on growth management and innovative zoning, “transit-oriented development”, and brownfield/sustainable development topics, regularly participates in regional and national seminars and serves as a reporter for the national publication, Planning & Environmental Law. He is also an Affiliate Associate Professor in the College of Built Environments at the University of Washington, where he teaches land use law and a range of planning and development courses to planners and future design professionals and is a contributor to major research efforts addressing urban center, transit oriented and brownfield redevelopment. Additionally, Chuck serves on the Management Committee (and is the former Treasurer and Vice Chair, Fund Development) for the Urban Land Institute (ULI), Northwest District Council, is a Member of the Boards of Futurewise and Great City, and is a King County Trustee of Forterra. He contributes regularly on urban development topics for several publications including The Huffington Post, The Atlantic Cities, The Atlantic, seattlepi.com, and Crosscut.com. He blogs regularly at myurbanist.com. His book, Urbanism Without Effort (Island Press), was released in May, 2013.
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As esquinas como linha de base do urbanismo

A esquina já inspirou autores e poetas: Albert Camus considerou a esquina um dos lugares mais inventivos de uma cidade. "Todos os grandes feitos e todos os grandes pensamentos têm origens absurdas. Grandes obras muitas vezes nascem numa esquina ou na porta giratória de um restaurante."
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