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Ellen Dunham-Jones

Architect, Urban Designer, Professor & Author

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Ellen Dunham-Jones Biography

Ellen Dunham-Jones is Coordinator of the MS in Urban Design. She teaches “Theories of Urban Design,” “Retrofitting Suburbia” and urban design studios.

A leading authority on suburban redevelopment, she and June Williamson wrote Retrofitting Suburbia; Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs. The book documents successful retrofits of vacant big box stores, dead malls, aging office parks, etc., into more sustainable places. The book received the PROSE award from the American Association of Publishers as best architecture/urban planning book of 2009, was featured in Time Magazine’s March 23, 2009 cover story, “10 ideas changing the world right now” and is the subject of her 2010 TED talk and 2012 TED-NPR Radio Hour interview. She appeared in the 2011 documentary Urbanized, the 2012 PBS series “Designing Healthy Communities” and was recently interviewed on NPR’s Morning Edition, in anticipation of the National Bike Summit, and for AIA Atlanta’s Shoptalk series. She continues to build her database of suburban retrofits, lecture widely, and is working on a follow-up book on successful strategies for retrofitting suburbs to meet 21st century challenges.

Ellen’s published over 60 additional papers linking contemporary architectural theory and practice. “Irrational Exuberance: Rem Koolhaas in the Nineties” in the 2013 book Architecture and Capitalism was named one of the ten most popular essays of 2013 by The Design Observer Group.

She has served in several national leadership roles including Board Chair of the Congress for the New Urbanism, AIA Design and Health Leadership Group, the Hanley Wood Sustainability Council, and the advisory boards of the Journal of Urbanism, Places, (in)Forma, the Livability Index, and is chair of the board of Commons Planning. In 2015 she was honored to be inducted in the inaugural classes of both the Brooks Byers Institute of Sustainable Systems Fellows at Georgia Tech and the CNU Fellows.

She received undergraduate and graduate degrees in architecture from Princeton University and taught at UVA and MIT before joining Georgia Tech’s faculty to serve as Director of the Architecture Program from 2001-2009.

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Retrofitting Suburbia: Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs

Retrofitting Suburbia: Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs

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Ellen Dunham-Jones Biography

Ellen Dunham-Jones is Coordinator of the MS in Urban Design. She teaches “Theories of Urban Design,” “Retrofitting Suburbia” and urban design studios.

A leading authority on suburban redevelopment, she and June Williamson wrote Retrofitting Suburbia; Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs. The book documents successful retrofits of vacant big box stores, dead malls, aging office parks, etc., into more sustainable places. The book received the PROSE award from the American Association of Publishers as best architecture/urban planning book of 2009, was featured in Time Magazine’s March 23, 2009 cover story, “10 ideas changing the world right now” and is the subject of her 2010 TED talk and 2012 TED-NPR Radio Hour interview. She appeared in the 2011 documentary Urbanized, the 2012 PBS series “Designing Healthy Communities” and was recently interviewed on NPR’s Morning Edition, in anticipation of the National Bike Summit, and for AIA Atlanta’s Shoptalk series. She continues to build her database of suburban retrofits, lecture widely, and is working on a follow-up book on successful strategies for retrofitting suburbs to meet 21st century challenges.

Ellen’s published over 60 additional papers linking contemporary architectural theory and practice. “Irrational Exuberance: Rem Koolhaas in the Nineties” in the 2013 book Architecture and Capitalism was named one of the ten most popular essays of 2013 by The Design Observer Group.

She has served in several national leadership roles including Board Chair of the Congress for the New Urbanism, AIA Design and Health Leadership Group, the Hanley Wood Sustainability Council, and the advisory boards of the Journal of Urbanism, Places, (in)Forma, the Livability Index, and is chair of the board of Commons Planning. In 2015 she was honored to be inducted in the inaugural classes of both the Brooks Byers Institute of Sustainable Systems Fellows at Georgia Tech and the CNU Fellows.

She received undergraduate and graduate degrees in architecture from Princeton University and taught at UVA and MIT before joining Georgia Tech’s faculty to serve as Director of the Architecture Program from 2001-2009.

Ellen Dunham-Jones Videos

  • The Weitzman School of Design Presents Ellen Dunham-Jones
    The Department of City and Regional Planning welcomed Ellen Dunham-Jones, professor of architecture and urban design at Georgia Tech.
  • Ellen Dunham-Jones Lecture University of Tennessee
    Lecture was hosted by the University of Tennessee College of Architecture and Design on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.
  • 2019-Ellen Dunham Jones - Retrofitting Suburbia
    Excerpt from the 2019 Georgia Tech Sustainability Showcase.

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  • How to book Ellen Dunham-Jones?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Ellen Dunham-Jones for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Ellen Dunham-Jones, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Ellen Dunham-Jones or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Ellen Dunham-Jones?

    Booking fees for Ellen Dunham-Jones, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ellen Dunham-Jones, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Ellen Dunham-Jones?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ellen Dunham-Jones for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ellen Dunham-Jones for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Ellen Dunham-Jones or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Ellen Dunham-Jones or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Ellen Dunham-Jones is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Ellen Dunham-Jones for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Ellen Dunham-Jones generally travels from Atlanta, GA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Peter Calthorpe, Patrick M. Condon, Douglas Farr, Vishaan Chakrabarti and Diane Hoskins. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Ellen Dunham-Jones for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Ellen Dunham-Jones Speaker Videos

  • The Weitzman School of Design Presents Ellen Dunham-Jones
    The Department of City and Regional Planning welcomed Ellen Dunham-Jones, professor of architecture and urban design at Georgia Tech.
    Ellen Dunham-Jones Lecture University of Tennessee
    Lecture was hosted by the University of Tennessee College of Architecture and Design on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.
  • 2019-Ellen Dunham Jones - Retrofitting Suburbia
    Excerpt from the 2019 Georgia Tech Sustainability Showcase.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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