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  • Mission Zero Corridor Project 

    Brown, Lindsay; Carroll, Elizabeth; Cioffi, Will; Dhingra, Sarthak; Duncan, Rebecca; Shams, Sammy; Kelly, Imeri; McClary, Cierra; Tertichny, Melissa; Dagenhart, Richard (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014)
    The Blueprints team was asked to examine the 16-mile stretch of Interstate 85 in Troup County, Georgia dedicated to Ray C. Anderson in 2014, in honor of his outstanding achievement and the legacy he left for his hometown ...
  • Stormwater and Urban Design: Urban Design Strategies for Four Sites on the Atlanta BeltLine 

    Ahuja, Rattandeer; Boron, Roberta; Gao, Long; Hampton, Travis; Hang, Yu; Hightower, John; Kai, Liao; Richter, Laura; Tao, Shiqi; Wallace, Justin; Xing, Hafei; Dagenhart, Richard; Debo, Tom (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012)
    The Georgia Conservancy’s Blueprints for Successful Communities program, in partnership with graduate students from the College of Architecture at Georgia Institute of Technology, examined four different sites within metro ...
  • A Future Energy Harvesting Scenario for Georgia Tech Campus Using Photovoltaic Solar Panels And Piezoelectric Materials 

    Huang, Xiao (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016)
    This paper discusses harvesting solar and piezo energy and uses GIS analysis for site-selection on the Georgia Tech campus.
  • RETREAT. ADAPT. DEFEND. Designing Community Response to Sea Level Rise in Five Coastal Georgia Communities 

    Adams, Kevin; Aguilar, Johnny; Alhadeff, Daniel; Blumenfeld, Amy; Cadet, Sherene; Hutchison, Alyssa; Manley, Canon; McClure, Melvin; Plummer, Audrey; Riley, R. Dawn; Tuura, Logan; Wallace, Justin; Wang, Jiawen; Zhang, Yigong (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012)
    This Design + Research Blueprints project concentrates on sea level rise challenges and adaptation opportunities for five communities along the Georgia coast: City of Savannah, Tybee Island, City of Darien, City of Brunswick, ...
  • Using SLAMM to Better Understand Sea Level Rise on the Francis Marion National Forest 

    Leitz, Chelsea (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016)
    This paper uses SLAMM & Satellite Imagery to better understand the influence of sea-level rise on ecosystems.
  • Using GIS and Python for Assessment and Prioritization of Potential Transit Projects 

    Main, Eric V. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016)
    This project attempts to test the use of a combination of GIS and Python to assess and prioritize potential transit projects.
  • Imagine Memorial 

    Dobbins, Michael; Ashdown, Marcus; Auguin, Corentin; Giuffrida, Greg; Height, Bakari; Ingram, Wade; Jiang, Charles; Novsam, Jason; Prabhakar, Ranjani; Vason, Elizabeth; Yi, Li (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015)
    The 2015 student planning studio to improve travel efficiency, safety, development, and character along Atlanta's Memorial Drive.
  • A Dream Deferred? Utilizing the Limited-Equity Housing Cooperative Model as a Solution to Atlanta's Affordable Housing Issue 

    McKinney, Mia (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016)
    As most of the nation continues to recover from the financial repercussions of the Great Recession, the struggle for housing affordability remains. Home ownership is more difficult to obtain, while rental rates are on an ...
  • Ethnic Communities and Economic Sustainability 

    Blaut, Avraham (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016)
    This paper sets out to examine the relationship between economically sustainable places and ethnic communities. Using simple and easily repeated GIS processing, we examined if on a citywide scale ethnic communities were ...
  • A Standardized Geodatabase Form for Cultural Resource Management 

    Milner, Brian (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015)
    The field of archaeology has been absent of a standardized geodatabase system to store, share, analyze and display data collected from archaeological investigation. Data storage and database system vary greatly between ...
  • Light in the Public Realm 

    Carpenter, James (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-02-15)
    At the intersection of art, engineering and architecture "Light in the Public Realm" will explore James Carpenter's focus upon the phenomenological qualities of light as a central organizing principle of the public realm. ...
  • Multiple Agendas 

    Mayne, Thom (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-02-17)
    Thom Mayne founded Morphosis in 1972 as a collective architectural practice engaged in crossdisciplinary research and design; today, the firm is based in Los Angeles, New York, and Shanghai, with projects built world-wide. ...
  • Introduction to Design for Aging Atlanta 

    Van Kley, Chris (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-02-21)
  • Supporting Cancer Prevention Strategies Using Geospatial Analysis on HRSA data 

    Rao, Arthi (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016)
    This paper uses develops a methodology to geospatially analyze factors associated with disparities in cancer rates.
  • Eco-city 2.0: Chongming International Studio 2015 

    Yang, Perry; Yi, Wang; Chi, Cheryl; Xin, Wang (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015)
    The International Joint Urban Design Studio 2015 focuses on the design of urban metabolism, a sustainable future urban system utilizing Shanghai’s Chongming Island as a demonstration test bed. This report summarizes the ...
  • InternaUonal Urban Design Studio 2016: Shanghai – Disney 

    Yang, Perry; Qian, Steven; Dutt, Florina; Hooper, Corin; Mitchell, Kim; Price, Shelley; Tobey, Michael; Woodworth, Erik; Wu, Yihan; Yanten, Angelica; Qiu, Calvin; Echeverri, Juliana; Koon, John; Ackerman, Hannah; Dartnell, Camilla; Ginn, Olivia; Gwinn, Elizabeth; Heidel, Taryn; Soo, Yong Cheng (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016)
    The Georgia Tech studio team, consists of urban planning, architecture, and environmental engineering students. The team is assisting the Shen-D Corporation with the creation of evaluative tools and guidelines for integratively ...
  • Buildings and Almost Buildings 

    Bunge, Eric (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-02-03)
    Principals Eric Bunge and Mimi Hoang founded nARCHITECTS in 1999 with the aim of addressing contemporary issues in architecture through conceptually driven, socially engaging and technologically innovative work. The ...
  • An Urban Experiment - WXY Recent Work 

    Weisz, Claire (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-01-27)
    Claire Weisz is an architect, an urbanist, and a founding principal of WXY. With her partners Mark Yoes, Layng Pew, and Adam Lubinsky, Claire focuses on innovative approaches to public space, structures) and cities. WXY's ...
  • The Runner or the Course? Capacity Endowments and Paradigm Alternations in the Domestic Tech Development of Brazil and Mexico 

    Fuentes, Alberto (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-01-26)
    The talk will employ a comparison of the historical experience of four large-scale industries – the Mexican and Brazilian auto and oil industries – to evaluate some of the main factors shaping firm-level learning and ...
  • An automated safety planning approach for residential construction sites in Malaysia 

    Irizarry, Javier; Zolfagharian, Samaneh; Ressang, Aziruddin; Nourbakhsh, Mehdi; Gheisari, Masoud (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014)
    in particular residential building construction. This paper aims at proposing an Automated Safety-Planning Plug-in (ASPP) for project scheduling software applications, to mitigate the occurrence of construction accidents. ...

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