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  • 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 ...
  • The impact of occupant modeling on energy outcomes of building energy simulation 

    Kim, Ji Hyun (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-08-02)
    The reported performance gap between predicted and real building energy consumption has drawn keen attention from the building simulation community and related stakeholders. Alongside other research efforts to identify, ...
  • Landscape anthropometrics: a multi-scale approach to integrating health into the regional landscape 

    Rao, Arthi Vijayanagara (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-07-20)
    This research creates a consistent, scalable approach for incorporating health considerations into regional land planning. A prototypical framework is presented for the Atlanta region. Determinants of healthy places from ...
  • Accuracy, validity and relevance of probabilistic building energy models 

    Wang, Qinpeng (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-08-02)
    Residential and commercial buildings consume 41% of total U.S. energy consumption. Since improving energy efficiency is still the most cost efficient energy saving option in the U.S., it is not surprising that many new ...
  • Application of inverse modeling to performance-based architectural design in the early stage 

    Rezaee, Roya (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-05-31)
    The architecture, engineering, and construction community is taking action to reduce energy consumption. Fulfilling energy performance requirements entails complex decision-making at the architectural design stage, when a ...
  • Solar Shift: A Perspective on Building Energy Performance under Haze Pollutions in China 

    Jia, Yiyuan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-05-31)
    The severe haze pollution in China has arisen concerns among the public and government officials, due to its impacts on pubic health, visibility, climate and agriculture. To augment these findings of the negative impacts ...
  • Power Performance Assessment of Building Energy Systems 

    Makhmalbaf, Atefe (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-05-20)
    Buildings are the main consumers of electricity across the world. In the past research, the focus has been on evaluating the energy performance of buildings whereas the instantaneous power consumption of systems and ...
  • Meta-modeling Design Expertise 

    Bernal Verdejo, Marcelo (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-05-23)
    The general problem that this research addresses is that despite the efforts of cognitive studies to describe and document the behavior of designers in action and the evolution of computer-aided design from conceptual ...
  • Measuring the impacts of hospital nursing floor and patient room layouts on patients’ experience with care in a major teaching hospital 

    MacAllister, Lorissa (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-07-30)
    While a growing body of literature suggests that the layout of inpatient hospitals impacts a range of outcomes such as noise, falls and mortality, the research has not yet established systematic association between layout ...
  • How modest, incremental site-driven interventions differ in their impact on slum upgrading from iconic projects 

    Rodas, Mario Rene (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-05-20)
    Urban informal settlements have increased dramatically over the last decades throughout major cities in developing countries. Post war industrialization, increased economic opportunities and social freedoms continue to ...

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