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Please join the Green Ribbon Coalition as we continue this morning forum focusing on compelling issues and challenges confronting lakefront development. At our July session, explore the exciting possibilities for Cleveland's green public spaces without the Burke Lakefront Airport!
Topic: Cleveland Lakefront Without Burke
Date: Tuesday, July 30
Location: Merwin's Wharf (1785 Merwin Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44113)
Hear from four panelists including...
Theodore Ferringer - AIA, Bialosky; Chair, Green Ribbon Coalition Design Collaborative
Matt Busa - Lanscape Architect AECOM; Lead Designer or Key Collaborator, Cleveland Museum of Natural History’s Perkins Wildlife Center, Geauga Park District’s Holbrook Hollows Park, and the Thrive 105-93 Corridor Planning Study
Moderator - Dick Clough, Green Ribbon Coalition Board Chair
8:00 AM - Registration
8:30 AM - Program begins
9:30 AM - Program concludes
Member Tickets*: $10 (includes light breakfast)
General Tickets: $15 (includes light breakfast)
POSSIBILITIES: Re-imagining Cleveland's Lakefront Dialogue Series is presented by the Green Ribbon Coalition in association with FreshWater
* Must be a current member to receive rate.
A Little More About Our Panelists...
Theodore Ferringer works, resides and advocates in Cleveland, OH. He is graduate of the Kent State University College of Architecture and Environmental Design (MArch ’08, MUD ’08), where he attended KSU’s Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative graduate school program.
As the 2016 AIA National Associates Committee Chair, Theodore is a recognized emerging leader in architecture. Born to a family of artisans & craftsmen in the Upper Appalachians of Pennsylvania, he has an in-depth knowledge of the building crafts and is a passionate advocate for innovative architecture and planning that serves the public good.
Theodore currently serves on the Cleveland East Side Design Review Committee and is a founding member of the Green Ribbon Coalition, advocating for an accessible and connected ribbon of amenities along Northeast Ohio’s Lake Erie shore. He was honored In 2014 by the Cleveland Professional 20/30 Club as one of Cleveland’s Top 25 Under 35 and most recently had worked featured in AIA’s 2017 Emerging Professionals Exhibition, Citizen Design.
Matt Busa is a registered landscape architect in AECOM’s Cleveland Office. He earned a Master of Landscape Architecture degree from University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgetown University. For years, Matt has been enamored with the Cleveland shoreline and its untapped potential. In 2013, Matt authored his Master’s thesis project titled “Designing for the Shrinking City: Re-imagining Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland, Ohio”. As an urbanist and practicing landscape architect, he has become a leader in the planning and design of cities and their infrastructure. He specializes in bringing greater value and strategic thinking to each project by designing and advocating for high quality public space. Much of his work has woven together the themes of connectivity, stormwater management, and recreation. He recently was a lead designer or key contributor for the Cleveland Museum of Natural History’s Perkins Wildlife Center, Geauga Park District’s Holbrook Hollows Park, and the Thrive 105-93 Corridor Planning Study.