About the Author

Charles R. WolfeCharles R. (Chuck) Wolfe, M.R.P., J.D. provides a unique perspective about cities as both a long time writer about urbanism worldwide and an attorney in Seattle, where he focuses on land use and environmental law and permitting. He is also Founder and Principal Advisor at the Seeing Better Cities Group and an Affiliate Associate Professor in the College of Built Environments at the University ofWashington, where he teaches land-use law at the graduate level. Chuck is an avid traveler, photographer, and writer, and contributes on urban development topics to several publications, including Planetizen, CityLab/The Atlantic Cities, The Atlantic, The Huffington Post, Grist, seattlepi.com, and Crosscut.com. He blogs at myurbanist.com.

Chuck also speaks nationally and worldwide, including recent and pending engagements in Sweden, Australia and Scotland. Before Seeing the Better City, his first book, Urbanism Without Effort, was published in electronic form by Island Press in 2013.

View a recent `slide presentation of Chuck’s speaking and consulting program below, including keynote presentations related to Urbanism Without Effort. Then, download the Powerpoint file of the presentation with live links, here:  Speaker Portfolio.