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‘Smart growth’ needed, not sprawl

NCSG Director Gerrit-Jan Knaap was the keynote speaker at the iSEE Congress 2018, hosted by the Institute for Sustainability, Energy and Environment at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In articles with the region’s News-Gazette¬†and UI’s student newspaper The Daily Illini, Knaap discusses a brief history of smart growth and sustainability in urban development. The iSEE Congress marked a return for Knaap, who researched and taught at the University of Illinois from 1989 through 2002.

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