The Master of City and Regional Planning Program applied planning studio projects provide students with opportunities to integrate knowledge and techniques learned in other courses in a real world project setting.

Recent Submissions

  • Tide to Town: Rapid Health Impact Assessment of Savannah’s Tide to Town Urban Trail System 

    Zhu, Kevin; Igietseme, Nene; Jones-Bynes, Jasmine (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020)
    The Tide to Town Rapid Health Impact Assessment (HIA) was conducted as part of a studio assignment at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). The purpose of the HIA is to evaluate the potential health and social ...
  • Little Five Points Studio 

    Arias, Daniel; Boissiere, Cameron; Caddell, Ed; Dervarics, Kelly; Postma, Deborah; Scranton, Cooper; Staley, Rachel; Stickels, Charles (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019)
    The Little Five Points studio set out to assist the recently formed umbrella organization of neighborhoods and businesses around Little Five Points (L5P) with identifying and advancing common interests. The studio worked ...
  • Lindbergh Studio 

    Corrao, Laurel; Karra, Ian; Krieger, Jenna; Ling, Sharon; Martin, Katie; Orsini, Callie; Pimentel, Ruth; Raychev, Luben; Whitacre, Jacob; Zakas, Chelsea (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019)
    This studio worked in the Lindbergh neighborhood of Atlanta (north of Midtown, south of Buckhead), focusing on Peachtree Creek which runs, relatively concealed, throughout the neighborhood and the surrounding greenway. ...
  • Making Cataño Count 

    Apollon, Celine; As-Salaam, Kamau; Braun, Jonathan; Ferreira, Andrea; Hart, Haley; Highfield, Robert; Lim, Matthew; Jones-Bynes, Jasmine; Prendergast, Kyla (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020)
    The School of City and Regional Planning at Georgia Tech hosted its second iteration of its Planning Studio master’s requirement in Puerto Rico in Spring of 2020. This year’s studio focused on the United States Decennial ...
  • Tokyo Smart City Design at Shinagawa 

    Barnum, Christopher L.; Bolden, Willie M.; Colburn, Ryan L.; O-charoen, Natcha; Pedrick, David J.; Starbuck, Zachary W.; Zhen, Shuhui; Baldwin, Ashley S.; Bernard, Violet F.; Blumenthal, Danielle L.; Dhurkunde, Akhilesh V.; Doyle, George P.; Dunham, Andrew; Kokitkar, Bhaswini B.; Kroi, Eleni; Peng, Cynthia; Sisson, Danielle M.; Slep, Hannah L.; Wang, Jun; Watson, Alexandra D.; Zahin, Sanjana (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-05)
    The Tokyo smart city project is an international collaboration from 2016 to 2020 between the Eco Urban Lab of School of City and Regional Planning and School of Architecture at Georgia Tech, Global Carbon Project (GCP), ...
  • International Urban Design Studio 2019, Kyojima 

    Yang, Perry; Campbell, Warren; Carpenter, Sophia; Chen, Helen; Everhart, Justina; Gibbs, Taylor; Karam, Christopher; Leising, Robert; McCoy, Trevor; Raytchev, Luben; Saha, Nirvik; Sit, Elizabeth (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-05)
    The 2019 Tokyo Smart City studio is a semester-long project housed within the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) Eco Urban Lab. In collaboration with the Global Carbon Project (GCP), the National Institute for ...
  • Puerto Rico Disaster Mitigation and Recovery Studio 

    Baggett, Anna; Borsch, Adam; Brice, Paul-Emile; Cooper, Carson; DeMerritt, Paul; Friedman, Mirit; Gao, Meng; Geronimo, Laura; Johnson, Jennifer; Johnson, Nicholas; Morales, Roberto; Schlom, Ryan; Tucker, William (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-05)
    This student-driven studio was a response to the widespread devastation left by two powerful hurricanes, Hurricane María and Hurricane Irma, that impacted Puerto Rico in 2017. Driven by their concern for Puerto Rico’s ...
  • Sustainable Cities Studio Final Report (2018) 

    Chasteen, Fletcher; Finkelstein, Will; Garcia, Michelle; Kronowski, Danielle; Nakajima, Christi; Ventura, Ariella; Weinberg, Emma; Weinberg, Yonaton; Yang, Taotao (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018)
    This interdisciplinary studio aims to demonstrate that any major can contribute to sustainable community development. We partnered with Central Atlanta Progress to advance two goals of the 2017 Downtown Atlanta Master Plan: ...
  • International Urban Design Studio 2018, Kyojima-Sumida District, Tokyo 

    Ali, Abaan; Binder, Robert; Chen, Boruo; Coulter, Ghazaleh; Davis, Tate; Dyess, Chelsea; Garcia Baez, Ricardo; Horadam, Nathaniel; Kim, Rebekah; Kimura-Thollander, Phillippe; Lancaster, Zachary; Marinelli, Abigail; McKay, Alyssa; Sepkowitz, Isabel; Starbuck, Zachary; Steidl, Paul; Tanglao, Jed Mick; Van Dyke, Rebecca; Waldon, James; Walls, Daniel; Wu, Yanlin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-04)
    The Tokyo Smart City Studio is a practical capstone project housed within the Eco Urban Lab at Georgia Tech’s School of City and Regional Planning and School of Architecture. Throughout the four-month semester, students ...
  • International Urban Design Studio 2017, Urawa-Misono District, Tokyo 

    Aragon, Abigail; Binder, Robert; Brasgalla, Karina; French, Emma; Garnett, Dontrey; Hicks, Zachary; Koo, Bonwoo; Lancaster, Zachary; Moreno, Marcela; Pang, Gabriel Jian; Ray, Ellen; Rencurrell, Sean; Samartzis, Patricia; Steidl, Paul; Veriah, Revathi Roopini; Yang, Wenhui; Zeng, Tianran (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-04)
    In the face of critical concerns about climate change and explosive urban population growth, cities worldwide are beginning to explore how “Smart City” approaches can address these challenges. The 2017 Urban Design Studio ...
  • Powder Springs: Corridor and Connectivity Plan 

    Agnew, Agnew, Darian T.; Bleckley, Claire; Denison, Jack; Graszer, Grace; Greenwald, Jeremy; Hanus, Andrew; Healy, Clare; Ma, Jiayan; Scott, Eric; Sherman, Jonathan; Stephens, Nick (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-12)
    Powder Springs charged the studio to focus its attention on two of the major access corridors into the city, Powder Springs Road from the east and Austell-Powder Springs Road from the southeast. In contemplating and then ...
  • Cultivating Connections: A Housing & Economic Development Implementation Strategy for the Mechanicsville Neighborhood of Atlanta 

    Barrett, Grace; Burge, James; Carter, Melody; Coyle, Tyler; Davison, Brianna; Furman, Seth; Sherman, Andrea; Smith, Andrew; Smith, Michael; Wolfe, Andreas (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-12)
    The future of Mechanicsville has been laid out in several previous plans, but they have resulted in little additional development for the neighborhood. Rather than creating another plan, the goal of this studio was to ...
  • Linking Buford Highway Redevelopment with the Peachtree Greenway, Brookhaven, GA 

    Carmenate, Sigal; Dodson, Christy; Douglass, Sara; Epstein, Dara; Erwin, Alexandra; French, Megan; Hirt, Mary; McIntosh, Chris; Caitlin, Mildner; Rogers, Ian Michael; Saxton, John; Waidhas, Kelsey (2017-12)
    The sponsor and client for this studio was the City of Brookhaven, where the 3-mile long Buford Highway was identified as a rapidly transforming character area in the City’s Comprehensive Plan. The goal of the Studio was ...
  • Gateway 85 Community Improvement District, Jimmy Carter Blvd, GA 

    Browne, Samantha; Diacetis, Bryan; Diwangkari, Andyan; El Joundi, Imane; Galloway, Allison; Glass, Gordon; Ijaz, Mishele; Johnson, Erin; Meng, Chao; Sawyer, Sarina; Kumar, Jeevan Sanjay Senthil; Thayer, Chris (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-12)
    This studio set out to develop a comprehensive understanding of the diverse, rich, and vibrant Gateway 85 Gwinnett Community Improvement District. From that, our purpose was to create a placemaking framework to spotlight ...
  • Chapala Climate Action Plan: Capstone Studio 

    Dieg, Melanie; Duncan, Dorraine; Howard, Symone; Kelley, Maggie; Morrison, Alex; Rao, Pooja; Yildirim, Ali (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-05)
    Given evidence of the Earth’s warming trends, cities worldwide have undertaken mitigation and adaptation strategies to deal with climate change. Climate Action Plans (CAPs) are primarily used to identify relevant opportunities ...
  • Gateway 85 Gwinnett Community Improvement District 

    Browne, Samantha; Diacetis, Bryan; Diwangkari, Andyan; El Joundi, Imane; Galloway, Allison; Glass, Gordon; Ijaz, Mishele; Johnson, Erin; Meng, Chao; Sawyer, Sarina; Kumar, Jeevan Sanjay Senthil; Thayer, Chris (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017)
    This studio set out to develop a comprehensive understanding of the diverse, rich, and vibrant Gateway 85 Gwinnett Community Improvement District. From that, our purpose was to create a placemaking framework to spotlight ...
  • City of Brookhaven Implementation Plan for Linking Buford Highway Redevelopment with the Peachtree Creek Greenway 

    Cornell, Gary; Tobey, Michael; Carmenate, Sigal; Dodson, Christy; Douglass, Sara; Epstein, Dara; Erwin, Alexandra; French, Megan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-12)
    This project reflects the extended work of a Georgia Institute for Technology studio class from the School of City and Regional Planning. With the guidance of Gary Cornell, FAICP, and in direct communication with the City ...
  • Activate Atlanta: Reignite East Point 

    Bonn, Sarah Jane; Collot, Adeline; Li, Mingyang; McMullen, Meghan; Pringle, Jeshua; Reeves, Blake; Wu, Yihan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-12)
    The Planning Studio from Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of City and Regional Planning program conducted a twelve-week studio on several portions of the MARTA Red Line Corridor in Atlanta. The intent of the studio ...
  • TEP/Westside Studio 

    Date, Chirag; Davis, Elizabeth; Dutt, Florina; Queen, Carly; Sanker, Rishi (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016)
    This studio report acts as a pre-cursor to a feasibility study for the Technology Enterprise Park and Westside neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Atlanta University Center: Neighborhood Study 

    Boyd, Joseph; Lueders, Abram; Maines, Kat; Riddell, Briana (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-12)
    The following report was produced as a part of Georgia Tech’s Red Line Corridor planning studio. Initially, the goal of this studio was to explore the possibility of transit-oriented development (TOD) in underserved ...

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