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Jane Jacobs and the Fight for Livable Cities

AIA CES program ID: GMG.0014

Approved LUs: .25 LU|Elective

Prerequisites: None

Program level: Entry

Advance learner preparation: None

Join the She Builds Podcast as they explore the fascinating life and groundbreaking work of Jane Jacobs, a legendary urbanist, activist, and author. Listeners will learn about Jacobs’ early career as a writer and her evolution into a fierce critic of urban planning policies that neglected the needs of communities. From her influential book, “The Death and Life of Great American Cities,” to her tireless advocacy for livable neighborhoods, Jacobs’ ideas and activism continue to inspire urban planners, architects, and activists around the world. Whether you’re a seasoned architect or just curious about the built environment around you, this episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in the power of visionary women to transform our world.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify Jane Jacobs’ early career as a writer and how it influenced her later work as an urbanist and activist.
  2. Explain how Jacobs’ critical perspective on urban planning policies led to the development of her influential book, “The Death and Life of Great American Cities”.
  3. Analyze the impact of Jacobs’ advocacy for livable neighborhoods on urban planning practices and communities worldwide.
  4. Evaluate the significance of Jacobs’ life and work as a pioneering woman in the fields of urban planning, architecture, and activism.

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AIA CES Provider statement

Gābl Media is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number 10024977. All registered AIA CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider or this learning program may be sent to AIA CES ([email protected] or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

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