Curriculum Vitae - Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard, Ph.D.(Arch.)

Contact

International Making Cities Livable Council llc
1209 SW 6th Ave, #404, Portland, OR 97204
Email: Suzanne.Lennard@LivableCities.org
Tel: 503-208-2817

Professional Experience

Co-Founder & Executive Director, International Making Cities Livable Conferences, (1985 - )

This organization was founded in 1985 to promote an international dialogue among scholars, practitioners and city officials concerned with the livability and health of cities in North America, Europe and elsewhere. Together with an international Advisory Board Dr. Lennard has organized forty-nine IMCL conferences.

Co-Founder & Executive Director, Child-Friendly Communities Alliance (2010 - )

CFCA’s mission is to ensure that natural and social places essential to children’s health will be included in new development and restored in existing neighborhoods and cities; and that barriers to children’s mobility will be removed so that children can independently access nature and community life on a daily basis.

Guest Professor, University of Ulm (1981-1999)
Faculty, Professional/Post Graduate Intensive Summer Courses, Harvard University (1986)
Lecturer, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford (1980-1981)
Lecturer, Department of Architecture, North-East London Polytechnic (1980-1981)
Research Associate & Project Director, Project for Public Spaces, New York (1978-1980)
Adjunct Professor, SUNY New Paltz, Dept. of Innovative Studies (1977-1980)
Lecturer, U.C. Berkeley, Department of Architecture (1971-1977)

Invited lectures

Quito, Ecuador; World Cities Summit, Singapore; Commonwealth Club, San Francisco; Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Bonn, Germany; School of Planning, Venice University, Italy; Department of Architecture & Planning, Vienna Technical University, Austria; Governor’s Address at California League of Cities Conference; Fachbereich Architektur, Technische Universität München, Germany; Department of Architecture, Clemson University; Washington University, St. Louis; Syracuse University (Psychology), NY; Rensselaer Polytechnic, Troy; CUNY New York; Columbia University, New York; SUNY Buffalo; SUNY Puchase; SUNY Stony Brook; RISD, Providence, RI; Rutgers University, NJ; University of Oregon, Eugene & Portland; University of Indiana, Bloomington; etc.

Plus: numerous invited presentations at City Councils, Business Improvement Associations, community organizations, etc. in US and Canada

Consultation

Countries: Ecuador: Ministry of Patrimony, Protection of Ecuador’s Urban Heritage.
Cities: Ketchum, ID; Charleston, SC; Hilo, HI; Freiburg, Germany; Kelowna, Kamloops, Nanaimo, Campbell River, Terrace, BC, Canada; Nenzing, Austria
Bigelow Homes, Aurora, IL; High Point Hospital, Port Chester, NY; Family Study Station, University of California Medical School, San Francisco

Exhibits: Child-Friendly Cities, exhibited Charleston, SC, Portland, OR, Santa Fe, NM
The European Square, Vienna Rathaus, Austria; Dock St. Theater, Charleston, SC.

Publications

Making Communities Child-Friendly. In preparation.

The Venetian Campo: Ideal setting for social life and community. Occhi Aperti suVenezia,
Corte del Fontego Editore, Venice, Italy. 2012

1. Lineamientos para revitalizar las plazas históricas del Ecuador. 2. La plaza, sus capacidades de acogida y el espíritu del lugar. In La Plaza. Un lugar de encuentros.  Ministerio Coordinador de Patrimonio, Ecuador. 2011. pp. 37-51; & 95-101

Genius of the European Square: Social, Economic and Urban Functions. Program for
the Protection of Ecuador’s Urban Heritage, Ministry of Patrimony, Ecuador. May 2011

Cities for Kids? Challenge Magazine. Singapore, September 2010

The City as Playground in Where Do the Children Play? Elizabeth Goodenough (Ed.),
Wayne State University Press. 2008.

True Urbanism & the European Square: Catalyst for Social Engagement & Democratic
Dialogue
in New Urbanism & Beyond: Designing Cities for the Future, Tigran Haas (Ed.). New York, Rizzoli. 2008

Genius of the European Square (with H. L. Lennard) A Gondolier Press Book,
International Making Cities Livable Council, 2008. (240 pages).

What Constitutes True Urbanism? in Urban Land, March 2006. pp. 106-107.

The Wisdom of Cities. Henry L. Lennard & Suzanne C. Lennard (Eds.) A Gondolier
Press Book, International Making Cities Livable Council. 2005.

The European Square in Encyclopedia of the City, Roger W. Caves (Ed.), Routledge,
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, Oxon, UK, 2005

The Livable City in Encyclopedia of the City, Roger W. Caves (Ed.), Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, Oxon, UK, 2005

Children and the Built Environment in Urban Land, January 2004, pp 68-69

The Forgotten Child. Cities for the Well-Being of Children. (with H. L. Lennard)
A Gondolier Press Book, IMCL Council, 2001. (160 pages).

Making a Case for Public Squares in Planning, Journal of the American Planning
Association, August 2000. p. 7.

Why Cities Need Squares in Urban Land, February 2000. pp. 66-67.

Designing the Heart of a New Urban Neighborhood in Making Cities Livable. Wege
zur menschlichen Stadt
. Sven Von Ungern-Sternberg, Suzanne H. Crowhurst

Lennard & Henry L. Lennard (Eds.) A Gondolier Press Book, IMCL Council 1997.

City Identity in New Urban Neighborhoods in Making Cities Livable. Wege zur
menschlichen Stadt
. Sven Von Ungern-Sternberg, Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard
& Henry L. Lennard (Eds.) A Gondolier Press Book, IMCL Council 1997.

Creating a “Heart” for Rieselfeld: Sense of Place and Community, in MCL Newsletter,
Vol. 4, No. 1/2, Jan. – March 1995. pp. 43-45.

Livable Cities Observed. A Source Book of Ideas and Images for City Officials,
Planners, Architects & Community Leaders.
(with H. L. Lennard) A Gondolier
Press Book, IMCLCouncil, 1994 (260 pages)

Urban Space Design and Social Life. In Companion to Contemporary Architectural
Thought.
Ben Farmer, Hentie Louw & Adrian Napper (Eds.) Routledge
Publications, London & New York. 1994.

European-Style Farmers Markets: A Resource For Revitalizing Downtown in Western
City
, League of California Cities. April 1992.

Strategies for Creating Community, in MCL Newsletter, Vol. 3, March-Dec. 1991.

Values for the Good City, Editorial in MCL Newsletter, Vol. 3, March – Dec. 1991.

Usable Public Spaces for Children and the Elderly in Cities, (with H. L. Lennard) in
MCL Newsletter, Vol. 2, No. 3/4, March-Sept. 1990

Seating in Public Places, in MCL Newsletter, Vol. 2, No. 3/4, March – Sept. 1990.

The Importance of Usable Public Space in Cities. Invited testimony to General Oversight
& Investigative Subcommittee of the House Interior Committee on Open

Space and the Built Environment, U.S. Congress. January 1990.

Making Cities Better for Children in Urban Land, June 1989. p. 6.

Farmers Markets Make for Livable Cities in Urban Land, November 1988. p. 27.

Making Cities Livable in Architecture and Behaviour, Vol. 4, 1988. pp. 359-367.

Towards Criteria for Public Art in Urban Land, March 1987. pp. 12-15.

Urban Space Design Principles in MCL Newsletter, Feb. 1987, pp. 5-6

Livable Cities. People & Places. Social & Design Principles for the Future of the City (with H. L. Lennard) A Gondolier Press Book, IMCL Council, 1987. (132 pages)

Die räumliche Umgebung als Therapieform in Das psychiatrische Krankenhaus. Springer Verlag, Berlin. 1986. pp. 53-68.

Physical Setting as Therapeutic Modality in The Psychiatric Hospital. Human Sciences
Press, NY. 1986. pp. 106-124

Public Life in Urban Places: the lessons of the Venetian Campo in Stepping Out in Urban Design. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Pedestrian Conference, Boulder, CO. 1985.

Public Life in Urban Places. Social & Architectural Characteristics conducive to Public Life in European Cities. (with H. L. Lennard) 1984. (74 pages)

The Main Square. Functions and Daily Uses of Stortorget, Malmoi, in Environment and Behaviour, January 1984.

Architecture as Autobiography in The Humanist, Sept/Oct. 1983. pp. 25-32.

User Analysis. An approach to park planning & management. (Co-author). American
Society of Landscape Architects. Washington DC. 1982

Explorations in the Meaning of Architecture. Gondolier Press, NY. 1980

Parallel Concerns in Health Care and Architecture in Ethics of Health Care. H. L. Lennard & S. C. Lennard (Eds.) A Gondolier Press Book, IMCL Council 1997

The Child’s Conception of Built Space in Education, Winter 1978. pp. 157-162.

Teaching a Humanistic Design Method in RIBA Journal, October 1977.

Architecture: Effect of Territory, Boundary and Orientation on Family Functioning (with H. L. Lennard) in Family Process, Vol. 16, No. 1, March 1977. pp. 49-66.

A House is a Metaphor in Journal of Architectural Education, Vol. XXVII, No. 2/3. pp. 35-53.

Editorial

Editorial Board, Urban Design International

Wisdom of Cities. Henry L. Lennard & Suzanne Crowhurst Lennard (Eds.) A Gondolier Press Book, International Making Cities Livable Council, 2004

Making Cities Livable. Wege zur menschlichen Stadt. Sven Von Ungern- Sternberg, Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard & Henry L. Lennard (Eds.) A Gondolier Press Book, International Making Cities Livable Council 1997. (416 pages)

Editor, Making Cities Livable Newsletter (1985-2000)

Editor of 74 Documentation Sets based on the Proceedings of the International Making Cities
Livable Conference (1985-2012)
Previously, Editor, National Civic Review, National Civic League
International Editorial Board, Verkehr und Umwelt, Zurich, Switzerland

Honors & Awards

Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts (2004)
Metzger-Price Fund (1989, 1990)
Lyndhurst Foundation (1986, 1989)
Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts (1985)
Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation (1985)
NY State Council on the Arts, Architectural Fellowship (1981)
NEA Professional Fellowship in Design (1979)
Royal Institute of British Architects, Under 35’s Exhibition (1977)

Education

Ph.D.(Arch.), Dept. of Architecture, University of California, Berkeley (1974)
M.Arch., Dept. of Architecture, University of California, Berkeley (1970)
B.Arch.(Hons.), Dept. of Architecture, University of Bristol, England (1968)
RWA Dipl., Royal West of England Academy School of Architecture (1968)