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In 2016, the College of Architecture was renamed the College of Design.

Recent Submissions

  • Introducing New Voices in Design Research, Fall 2019 

    Oh, HyunJoo; Raymond, Elora L.; Roark, Ryan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-11-08)
    New faculty members in the College of Design share their research.
  • Decision Analytics in Design and Construction 

    Aflatoony, Leila; Ashuri, Baabak; Bartlett, Chris M.; Rakha, Tarek (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-09-26)
    Decision analytics stands to have a profound impact on how design and construction disciplines are woven together to solve today's most complex problems. Rigorous data collection and analysis are core to design and ...
  • Introducing New Voices in Design Research 

    Leslie, Grace; Marks, Lisa; Rakha, Tarek (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-03-14)
    The forums are an opportunity for us to share our design- and technology-focused research. This academic year we have several new faculty members producing compelling work. We have invited some of them to introduce their ...
  • Ethics & Values for Reflective Urban Automation 

    Borenstein, Jason; Leigh, Nancey Green; Phillips, Carolyn; Shelden, Dennis (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-01-24)
    Urban automation’s potential to create disruptive technologies that change cities’ future development is already in evidence, but there is much more to come. Urban automation refers to artificial intelligence, robotics, ...
  • When the World Talks Back … Connecting People and Things 

    Budd, Jim (James G.); Posner, Noah K.; Romm, Stuart M.; Wang, Wei (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-09-27)
    Over the past 10 to 15 years the evolution of smart, sensor-based products and systems has reshaped the way we interact with each other and the world around us. This Research Forum will compare a snapshot from the past ...
  • Planning Energy-Efficient Buildings and Cities 

    Augenbroe, Godfried; Guhathakurta, Subhro; Mallen, Evan; Yang, Perry (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-03-08)
    Urban built form plays a crucial role in energy consumption, hence planning energy-efficient cities requires thoughtful design at multiple scales -- from buildings, to neighborhoods, to cities.
  • The Digital Twin: Intelligent and Responsive Environments 

    Guhathakurta, Subhro; Pishdad-Bozorgi, Pardis; Sanford, Jon; Shelden, Dennis; Yang, Perry (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-01-25)
    Smart cities, buildings, homes, and infrastructure are all emerging as critical themes for the 21st-century built environment. These developments all have in common the integration of distributed sensors, coupled with ...
  • Collaborative Research on Health 

    Ball, Roger; Botchwey, Nisha; Sanford, Jon; Zimring, Craig (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-11-09)
    Research related to health is the largest segment of the College of Design’s research portfolio. This forum will describe several active programs of research related to health and design and examine the intersections ...
  • Robots and Drones 

    Gentry, Russell; Leigh, Nancey Green; Swarts, Matthew; Weinberg, Gil (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-09-28)
  • An Appraisal of California Codes’ Impact on Residential Electricity Consumption 

    Brown, Jason (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-03-30)
    In his talk, he will consider whether California energy policies implemented in the mid1970s influenced residential electricity consumption. Many studies of these policies have been done over the years. These studies ...
  • 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 ...
  • New Directions in Building Information 

    Shelden, Dennis R. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-10-27)
  • 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.
  • Technology‑Assisted Music Education 

    Lerch, Alexander (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-09-01)
  • An Energy‐Aware, Agent‐Based Maintenance‐Scheduling Framework to Improve Occupant Satisfaction 

    Song, Xinyi (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-03-31)
    Facility management has become increasingly challenging due to complex building systems that generate more diverse and complex maintenance issues. Facility managers and staff must deal with many daily maintenance requests ...
  • Sustaining Sustainable Cities: Building Grassroot and Elite Support for Long-Term Urbanism 

    Elliot, Michael (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-02-25)
    Chattanooga, Tennessee is considered to be amongst the most sustainable cities in the United States. Kent Portney’s research (Taking Sustainability Seriously) places the city in the top ten most seriously engaged in promoting ...
  • 3D Body Scanning for Product Design 

    Ball, Roger (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-01-28)
    The human body has complex spatial relationships with consumer products. Products that fit the human body must fit well to deliver performance, comfort, and overall user safety. Yet, body shape and measurements vary ...
  • Behavior Mapping to Understand Collaboration 

    DuBose, Jennifer R. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-10-22)
  • Sport and Architecture 

    Flowers, Benjamin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-09-24)
  • TechSAge: reconceptualizing how aging impacts disability and the Implications for the Design of Environments, Products and Technologies 

    Sanford, Jon (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-04-16)
    The RERC on Technologies to Support for Successful Aging with Disability (RERC TechSAge) serves as a catalyst for a major shift in the understanding of successful aging with disability and subsequently in the design of ...

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