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Formers versus zoners; how and why communities shift to form-based zoning
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-11-14)
City design has long been recognized as predicated on power. Planners have the power to regulate the use and form of privately owned land—an enormous task. Zoning is the foundation of city planning. The caliber of cities' ...
Safe Streets, Livable Streets: A Positive Approach to Urban Roadside Design
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-08-08)
Transportation safety is a highly contentious issue in the design of cities and communities. To enhance community livability, urban designers, architects and city planners often encourage the placement of street trees, ...
Blueprint: Piedmont Heights
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007)
Chattanooga Downtown Westside 2009
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009)
Professors: Richard Dagenhart, Perry Yang This Urban Design Proposal for Chattanooga’s Westside was a collaborative venture among faculty and students in the Master of Science in Urban Design and the Master of City and ...
Terra fluxus: Urban design in the wake of deindustrialization
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-06-03)
Emerging trends in the re-inhabitation of central cities and government funding of numerous financial incentives have succeeded in making brownfield redevelopment a far more lucrative opportunity for developers over the ...
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-05-18)
The word revise means to reconsider or modify as with text. If we think of the suburban landscape as a text, the culture of each era left documentation of their values, policies and way of life in the form of transportation ...
City ReAssembly: When the Auto Plant Closes: Redevelopment Opportunities for Hapeville, Georgia
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006)
Centers all the way down: a study of centrality in the modern city
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-01-17)
This thesis will empirically examine the distribution of centers of commercial activity in the modern city. Using measures of built space for different types of activity in Atlanta, we will map the distribution of activity ...
Lindbergh-LaVista Corridor Coalition
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008)
Well before the Blueprints process began over four months ago two things were very apparent about the Lindbergh‐LaVista Corridor Coalition (LLCC) study area. First, due to the presence of neighborhood associations for ...
Planning for multiculturalism: a comparison of approaches in two metro-Atlanta cities
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-08-27)
Over the past two decades, the Atlanta metropolitan region has seen a large increase in its immigrant population, particularly in the city's northern suburbs situated in Gwinnett County around the famously multi-ethnic ...