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or Placemaking is a multi-faceted approach to the planning, design and management of public spaces.

Advancing the science and commercial application of making building and cities smart, clean, sustainable, and mutual is our objective.  

The center and city ecosystems are the lab.


our objective is to build a globally recognized think/do tank to advance the dialogue, science, and practical application of the Future of Energy, Work, Learning, Food, and Space.

We average over 15k visitors to our summits and conferences per year from around the region, nation and globe.


connecting the region's stranded talent in our most vulnerable communities to the career opportunities around us.

Breaking cycles of poverty and hopelessness through innovative employer backed workforce training


converting new thinking in the future of energy, learning, work, and food into successful and sustainable commercial enterprises that provide competitive returns and positive social and environmental impact.

The primary vehicle for this tactic is the Bedford Funds.

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