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National Capital Planning Commission

September 2011 

Next Commission Meeting

October 6, 2011 | 12:30 PM  
The Tentative Agenda will
be available September 16
Upcoming Events


 Ana Gelabert-Sanchez

Transportation-Land Use Connections
September 16, 9:00 AM | Details

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
National Memorial Dedication
 October 16


NCPC Speaker Series
A Conversation with Bing Thom

 October 18, 6:30 PM | Details



October 16-19 | Details


Latest Video

The Federal Capital Improvements Program for the National Capital Region, Fiscal Years 2012-2017 is available for public review.


Comments due by Sept. 23

Making (Transportation-Land Use) Connections  

Form Based Code

On Friday, September 16 at 9 am NCPC welcomes former Miami planning director Ana Gelabart-Sanchez. She will discuss Miami's adoption of form-based codes and the award-winning Miami 21 Comprehensive Plan. Immediately following, the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments will host a peer exchange event featuring a series of rapid-fire presentations that highlight local land use-transportation grant recipients, their projects, and related best practices.

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Speaker Series: A Conversation with Bing Thom


Bing Thom

On Tuesday, October 18 at 6:30 pm, our popular Speaker Series continues with architect Bing Thom, designer of the new Arena Stage. Mr. Thom will explore the legacy of mid-century Modernism in Washington and how we can preserve the recent past while embracing the future. This event is presented in partnership with the Embassy of Canada, which will host the event. 



Redefining Security: A Decade After 9/11  

To mark the 10 year anniversary of 9/11, NCPC organized a panel of experts to examine the current state of security and effective ways to balance security with good design. Brian Michael Jenkins, a Senior Advisor for RAND Corporation, shared his expertise on the evolution and state of the threat environment today, while Thomas Vonier, International Director, American Institute of Architects and Alan Ward, Principal, Sasaki discussed successful examples of how security is discreetly integrated into the public realm.