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  • Redesigning Cities with the Green New Deal 

    Fleming, Billy; Levinson, Nancy; Dunham-Jones, Ellen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-09-09)
    Our first event of the Fall 2020 semester welcomes Billy Fleming and Nancy Levinson to discuss Redesigning Cities with the Green New Deal, co-hosted by Places Journal. Redesigning Cities: The Speedwell Talks @ Georgia Tech ...
  • The venation lattice 

    Ferro, Emanuel (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-08-06)
    Nature offers an inexhaustible source of inspiration for design. Among the various lenses deployed to look at nature, symmetry continues to play one of the most profound ones that have continuously used in the description ...
  • The mass customization of sandal outsoles for female size outliers utilizing parametric modeling and 3D printing 

    Patterson, Robert A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-07-28)
    For many women, finding proper fitting footwear is difficult and customized footwear has been out of reach for most due to high costs and lack of access. Standard shoe sizing has historically been based off of an average ...
  • Measuring climate resilience in the built environment around the Atlanta BeltLine 

    Tucker, William McKendree Daniel (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-07-27)
    There is a need to reorient the discourse around urban sustainability and, increasingly, urban resilience away from a reliance on intuition and appearance toward more rigorous evaluation of performance – particularly at ...
  • The space allocation problem 

    Saha, Nirvik (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-07-23)
    In the domain of architecture and planning, the space allocation problem (SAP) is a general class of computable problems which is employed by numerous design processes to assist in the generation of spaces of a layout and ...
  • Design Through Digital Making: A Human-System Collaboration Framework 

    Nikookar, Niloofar (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-05-19)
    In the last 30 years, a large number of experimental architectural projects and whole buildings have been realized using computationally driven fabrication machines and robotics. It is widely claimed that these new ...
  • FROM PHYSICAL LAYOUT TO SPATIAL EXPERIENCE: UNDERSTANDING THE IMPACT OF VISUAL INTERFACES ON TEAMWORK IN PRIMARY CARE CLINICS 

    Lim, Lisa (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-07-31)
    Teamwork among healthcare providers is critical for the safety and quality of patient care. Multiple national strategies and programs have been developed and recommended for implementation of a team-based approach to primary ...
  • Making Cataño Count 

    Apollon, Celine; As-Salaam, Kamau; Braun, Jonathan; Ferreira, Andrea; Hart, Haley; Highfield, Robert; Lim, Matthew; Jones-Bynes, Jasmine; Prendergast, Kyla (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020)
    The School of City and Regional Planning at Georgia Tech hosted its second iteration of its Planning Studio master’s requirement in Puerto Rico in Spring of 2020. This year’s studio focused on the United States Decennial ...
  • Tokyo Smart City Design at Shinagawa 

    Barnum, Christopher L.; Bolden, Willie M.; Colburn, Ryan L.; O-charoen, Natcha; Pedrick, David J.; Starbuck, Zachary W.; Zhen, Shuhui; Baldwin, Ashley S.; Bernard, Violet F.; Blumenthal, Danielle L.; Dhurkunde, Akhilesh V.; Doyle, George P.; Dunham, Andrew; Kokitkar, Bhaswini B.; Kroi, Eleni; Peng, Cynthia; Sisson, Danielle M.; Slep, Hannah L.; Wang, Jun; Watson, Alexandra D.; Zahin, Sanjana (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-05)
    The Tokyo smart city project is an international collaboration from 2016 to 2020 between the Eco Urban Lab of School of City and Regional Planning and School of Architecture at Georgia Tech, Global Carbon Project (GCP), ...
  • Exploring the Challenges and Designing Potential Solutions for Insulin Pump Technologies 

    Harper, Andy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-07-31)
    This study examines the current technology of diabetes management devices, primarily insulin pumps. Insulin pumps are effective tools for the precise control of glucose levels, for type 1 diabetes (T1D) patients. Many ...
  • CycSight: Designing a Haptic Wristband With a Detachable Radar to Improve Hearing-Impaired Cyclists' Road Safety 

    Liao, Siran (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020)
    The hearing-impaired group is a very important part of our society. According to WHO, over 5% of our populations have disabling hearing loss. To those people who love cycling, the loss of hearing makes them more exposed ...
  • Interaction Design and Product Design of IoT Kitchen Central Hub for North American Market 

    Lu, Xinyang (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-07)
    Kitchen is an essential place in our home for food preparation, cooking and having fun activities. According to the market research report from Grand View Research (2015), the global smart kitchen appliances market is ...
  • In the Mix: Middle Housing and Income Diversity in Atlanta 

    Orsini, Callie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020)
    This study explores a correlation between Atlanta’s modest supply of middle housing (often referred to as “missing middle”), and income diversity among residents. While Atlanta has historically been one of the most ethnically ...
  • Promoting Intentions to Persist in Computing: An Examination of Six Years of the EarSketch Program 

    Wanzer, Dana Linnell; McKlin, Thomas (Tom) McKlin; Freeman, Jason; Magerko, Brian; Lee, Taneisha (Georgia Institute of TechnologyTaylor & Francis, 2020-01-21)
    Background and Context: EarSketch was developed as a program to foster persistence in computer science with diverse student populations. Objective: To test the effectiveness of EarSketch in promoting intentions to persist, ...
  • The Impact of Eviction on Student Displacement: An Atlanta Case Study 

    Haley, Victor P., Jr. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020)
    This paper models the relationship between residential eviction and the displacement of public school students. Using a unique dataset assembled from eviction case records and school enrollment reports, the paper uses a ...
  • Conceptual framework for incorporating access for maintainability considerations in BIM coordination 

    Sierra Aparicio, Monica Viviana (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-05-05)
    Access to perform maintainability tasks has been addressed by facility managers as one of the common struggles they face once the construction project is delivered. The development of Building Information Modeling (BIM) ...
  • The sound within: Learning audio features from electroencephalogram recordings of music listening 

    Vinay, Ashvala (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-04-28)
    We look at the intersection of music, machine Learning and neuroscience. Specifically, we are interested in understanding how we can predict audio onset events by using the electroencephalogram response of subjects listening ...
  • The application of ecosystem services in higher education planning: Very high research institutes 

    Rose, Jessica (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-04-28)
    The question this study aims to answer is “Are ecosystem services being utilized within campus planning frameworks to address human health and environmental performance?” and then –“If yes- is there an effective measurement ...
  • Design of an animal management tool to support lifesaving practices in an animal shelter 

    Munch, Mikako (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-05-05)
    Open-admission animal shelters face many challenges as an under-resourced and often overcrowded municipal facility. With the no-kill movement in animal welfare that aims to end euthanasia of adoptable animals in shelters, ...
  • Fabrication toolkit for upcycling HDPE plastic bags 

    Deshpande, Himani A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-04-28)
    This thesis presents a set of fabrication techniques for upcycling HDPE (High Density PolyEthylene) plastic bags. It enables not only reusing abandoned plastic bags but also creating 3D objects by folding and joining ...

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