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  • Lithonia Town Center 

    Moore, Katherine; Murphy, Deanna; Barnett, Leah; Dunham-Jones, Ellen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012)
    Report of near and long-term urban design proposals to revitalize Lithonia's town center.
  • From Medium Specificity to Medium Technicity 

    Abrioux, Yves (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-11-10)
    The notion of pure or 'specific' media, which was highly influential in defining the moment of modernism, had the effect of foregrounding the expressive possibilities of any given medium, beyond that of abstract ...
  • The Future of Energy and Design 

    Augenbroe, Godfried; Breen, Rita; Gentry, Russell; Jackson, Roderick; MIller, Justin; Schmidt, Jacqueline (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-11-11)
    Every year, the world’s population increases by 65 million people, and over the next 13 years, 600 cities will account for nearly 65 percent of global GDP growth. This afternoon symposium will explore ideas related to 21st ...
  • The Future of Housing Affordability and Access to the City 

    Dickens, Andre; Hirsch, Jennifer; Immergluck, Dan; Smith, Nathaniel; Watson, Sarah (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-11-11)
    Every year, the world’s population increases by 65 million people, and over the next 13 years, 600 cities will account for nearly 65 percent of global GDP growth. This afternoon symposium will explore ideas related to 21st ...
  • Introduction and Virtual Tour of the Senior Learning Network 

    Beachner, Lynne; Earl, Terry; Ervin, Ellen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-11-15)
  • New Directions in Building Information 

    Shelden, Dennis R. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-10-27)
  • The Well-Tempered City: What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations, and Human Nature Teach Us About the Future of Urban Life 

    Rose, Jonathan F. P. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-10-18)
    In the vein of Jane Jacobs’s The Death and Life of Great American Cities and Edward Glaeser’s Triumph of the City, Jonathan F. P. Rose—a visionary in urban development and renewal—champions the role of cities in addressing ...
  • Dark-Adapting Glasses for Persons with Light Adaptation Problems 

    Ross, David A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-10-18)
    As people age, their ability to adapt to widely-changing light levels can diminish. Pupil response times increase and the pupil will not open as widely nor close as tightly as the person ages. Further, with age-related ...
  • Toward An Urban Ecology 

    Orff, Kate (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-10-12)
    Part monograph, part manual, part manifesto, Toward an Urban Ecology re-conceives urban landscape design as a form of activism, demonstrating how to move beyond familiar and increasingly outmoded ways of thinking about ...
  • Architecture and Humanism: Three Projects, Three Places 

    Cadrecha, Manuel (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-10-07)
    For Manuel Cadrecha, architecture and humanism centers man and his values in each design effort. With this approach and explorations of timeless issues (like culture, identity, perception and the search for beauty), three ...
  • Through the Eyes of the User: An Evidence-Based Approach for Evaluating Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Design 

    Denham, Megan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-10-06)
    The built environment is critical to support the needs of NICU babies, their families, and caregivers. In this session, a novel approach to evaluating design based on the activities and needs of the users will be presented.
  • Downtown Dekalb 

    Tao, Shiqi; Xing, Huafei (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013)
  • Uptown Nashville 

    Revercomb, Catherine Blair; Plummer, Audrey; Riley, R. Dawn; Tuura, Logan; Zhang, Yigong (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014)
    “Uptown Nashville” seeks to rebuild the current district identity to create a new and improved Sulphur Dell District. With the stadium development and other existing and proposed amenities acting as a catalyst, Uptown ...
  • The Junction 

    Bonn, Sarah Jane; Date, Chirag; Stephens, Patrick; Pang, Lu; Eghbalzad, Pegah (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016)
  • Transit-Oriented Garden City 

    Hightower, John; Liao, Kai; Tao, Shiqi; Xing, Huafei; Vialard, Alice (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013)
  • Creating Transformational Spaces 

    Hatfield, Erleen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-09-23)
  • Smart Cities 

    Clark, Jennifer; Martin, Torri; Shelden, Dennis; Williams, Sarah (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-09-16)
    This panel explores the many facets of academic, professional and technology development interest in Smart Cities - places where the forces of changing demographics, culture, economics, infrastructure and information ...
  • Technology‑Assisted Music Education 

    Lerch, Alexander (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-09-01)
  • Downtown Atlanta 2041: Autonomous Vehicles and A-Street Grids 

    Dunham-Jones, Ellen; Blakeley, Meredith; Bonn, Sarah Jane; Goldstein, Eric; Huang, Shijia; McMullen, Meghan; Pang, Lu; Payson, Mikhail; Reeves, Blake; Scott, Stacy; Shrestha, Animesh (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-08)
    Downtown Atlanta 2041 is a speculative look 25 years into the future at the opportunities available to build on parking lots and create a walkable network of Class A streets and distinctive neighborhoods around Downtown’s many ...
  • Parking policies for resurging cities: An Atlanta case study 

    Pringle, Jeshua D. (Geomrgia Institute of Technology, 2016-08-01)
    Parking policies lie at the intersection of land use and transportation. Although often overlooked by traditional planning and engineering methods, parking can serve as an amplifier for an area’s success or failure. The ...

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