Q and A with Kenneth Bickford

New Urbanism

Thursday, November 21, 2013


PERC's executive director Dino Falaschetti interviews Kenneth Bickford, president of Chapapeela Development Corp., who discusses "new urbanism" and his development plans in the greater New Orleans area. Bickford's inspiring idea comes from a desire to revitalize the pleasure of walking down the street and increasing access to hiking trails and river access for adults and children. By getting people to love the place they live, Bickford hopes to restore the function of the landscape. Listen to learn what oikosphilia means, how new urbanism inspires better property rights, and a healthier landscape.

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When Charlotte isn't filming or editing PERC video or podcast productions, she assists with outreach projects – reviewing PERC publications, promoting PERC scholars in media outlets, and maintaining and growing our social media presence. She is originally from the San Francisco Bay area and has degrees in Environmental Studies and French from...
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