The 15-Minute city

Sustainable Cities and Communities by Design


February 2021

1 HSW CE Credit, AIA # DAS432-21 - 1 HSW LU, IDCEC # 114020 - 1 HSW CEU

About this webinar

How long do you (pre-COVID) spend driving to work, school, grocery stores, shops, restaurants, doctors, hair salons, etc.? The impact of all of those cars, roads, parking lots and more is devastating to a sustainable planet, sustainable cities and to the health, safety and welfare of populations. Add in the impact of a pandemic and the growing awareness of ongoing social inequity and the idea of living in a community where the majority of your needs can be met withing a 15 minute walk or bicycle ride is generating a great deal of awareness right now. Join us as we explore what are the benefits and challenges to creating a Sustainable City that can lead to healthier, safer and more mindful communities.

The content of this course has not been approved by the United Nations and does not reflect the views of the United Nations or its officials or Member States.

Hosted by Lynne Wilkinson

Lynne Wilkinson, RID, NCIDQ, NAHB, is Principal Interior Designer for the firm Draco Designs. Her passion for design developed during 12 years working and traveling abroad in over 150 countries studying and lecturing on the art, architecture, and history of hundreds of cultures. These influences fused with an innate artistic aesthetic and technical abilities allow Lynne to create and oversee unique designs that are as individual as the clients. Lynne is a licensed Interior Designer and holds an NCIDQ National Certificate for Interior Design Qualification.

Upon completion, you'll be able to:

  • Understand the basic components and core objectives of a 15-Minute City.
  • Assess current conditions and opportunities that are making this approach to design beneficial today and how they can improve the health, safety and welfare of communities.
  • Determine the biggest challenges for creating 15 minute cities and formulate solutions.
  • Discuss what the biggest rewards could be for healthier, safer and more mindful populations.

Entire 2024 series

$345 Single payment
12 HSW CE credits

Single session

$45 Single payment
1 HSW CE credit

Entire 2024 series

$29/month 12 Monthly payments
12 HSW CE credits

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