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Jeff Speck

5 out of 5

City Planner & Urban Designer; Advocates for Smart Growth & Sustainable Design, Author of "Walkable City"

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 Jeff Speck Biography

Jeff Speck is a city planner and urban designer who advocates internationally for more walkable cities. As Director of Design at the National Endowment for the Arts from 2003 through 2007, he presided over the Mayors' Institute on City Design and created the Governors' Institute on Community Design. Prior to his federal appointment, Mr. Speck spent ten years as Director of Town Planning at DPZ & Co., the principal firm behind the New Urbanism movement. Since 2007, he has led Speck & Associates, a boutique planning firm that specializes in making American downtowns thrive.

With Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, Mr. Speck is the co-author of The Smart-Growth Manual and the “modern classic” Suburban Nation, which the Wall Street Journal calls "the urbanist's bible.” His latest book, Walkable City–which the Christian Science Monitor calls “timely and important, a delightful, insightful, irreverent work” –was the best selling city-planning book of 2013-16. His TED talks and YouTube videos have been viewed more than 3.8 million times.

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Walkable City Rules: 101 Steps to Making Better Places

Walkable City Rules: 101 Steps to Making Better Places

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Jeff Speck

5 out of 5

City Planner & Urban Designer; Advocates for Smart Growth & Sustainable Design, Author of "Walkable City"

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Jeff Speck Biography

Jeff Speck is a city planner and urban designer who advocates internationally for more walkable cities. As Director of Design at the National Endowment for the Arts from 2003 through 2007, he presided over the Mayors' Institute on City Design and created the Governors' Institute on Community Design. Prior to his federal appointment, Mr. Speck spent ten years as Director of Town Planning at DPZ & Co., the principal firm behind the New Urbanism movement. Since 2007, he has led Speck & Associates, a boutique planning firm that specializes in making American downtowns thrive.

With Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, Mr. Speck is the co-author of The Smart-Growth Manual and the “modern classic” Suburban Nation, which the Wall Street Journal calls "the urbanist's bible.” His latest book, Walkable City–which the Christian Science Monitor calls “timely and important, a delightful, insightful, irreverent work” –was the best selling city-planning book of 2013-16. His TED talks and YouTube videos have been viewed more than 3.8 million times.

Jeff Speck Videos

  • Jeff Speck: Autonomous Vehicles & the Good City - YouTube
    Jul 6, 2017 ... Autonomous vehicles (AVs) have the potential to be either a boon or a burden to our cities. Walkable City author Jeff Speck lays out...
  • Jeff Speck: "Urbanism for Architects" - YouTube
    Apr 18, 2017 ... Architecture Spring 2017 Lecture Series - March 28, 2017 at Slocum Hall. Jeff Speck is a city planner and urban designer who...
  • The general theory of walkability | Jeff Speck | TEDxMidAtlantic ...
    May 23, 2014 ... Jeff Speck is a city planner and urban designer who, through writing, public service, and built work, advocates internationally for...

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  • How to book Jeff Speck?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jeff Speck for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 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. Fill out a booking request form for Jeff Speck, 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 Jeff Speck or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Jeff Speck?

    Booking fees for Jeff Speck, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker 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 Jeff Speck, 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 Jeff Speck?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jeff Speck for clients worldwide for more than 15 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 Jeff Speck 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 Jeff Speck or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jeff Speck 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.

Jeff Speck is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Jeff Speck for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Jeff Speck generally travels from Brookline, MA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Dan Phillips, Timothy Beatley, Paola Antonelli, Magnus Larsson and Lori Cheek. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jeff Speck for an upcoming event.

Jeff Speck Speaker Videos

  • Jeff Speck: Autonomous Vehicles & the Good City - YouTube
    Jul 6, 2017 ... Autonomous vehicles (AVs) have the potential to be either a boon or a burden to our cities. Walkable City author Jeff Speck lays out rules ...
    Jeff Speck: "Urbanism for Architects" - YouTube
    Apr 18, 2017 ... Architecture Spring 2017 Lecture Series - March 28, 2017 at Slocum Hall. Jeff Speck is a city planner and urban designer who advocates ...
  • The general theory of walkability | Jeff Speck | TEDxMidAtlantic ...
    May 23, 2014 ... Jeff Speck is a city planner and urban designer who, through writing, public service, and built work, advocates internationally for smart growth ...

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