Meeting of the Minds Speaker

Nico Larco

Director - Urbanism Next Center, Professor

University of Oregon

Nico Larco, AIA is a professor of Architecture and Urban Design at the University of Oregon where he leads the Urbanism Next Research Initiative.

This initiative is focused on how technological advances such as autonomous vehicles, e-commerce and the sharing economy are changing city form and development. Prof. Larco assists cities and projects with future-proofing, has run workshops and charrettes nationally on this topic, and is currently coordinating work in this area with various municipal and state agencies around the country. He is also a Principal of Larco/Knudson, an urban design consulting firm.