Richard Register

Richard Register is a theorist and author working in ecological city design and planning who has initiated physical projects and municipal policies in the San Francisco area. These have included creek restoration, urban agriculture and built ecological architectural projects. He was founding president of the non-profit educational and research corporations Urban Ecology (1975) and Ecocity Builders (1992). He convened the First International Ecocity Conference (1990) which turned into a series held since in the US, Aurstalia, Senegal, Brazil, China, India, Turkey and Canada. Register is an international speaker and the author of Ecocities: Building Cities in Balance With Nature, (2002), editor of Village Wisdom/Future Cities (1997), author of Ecocity Berkeley: Building Cities for a Healthy Future (1987) and Another Beginning (1978).

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