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

  • 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 ...
  • Discovering Development and Conservation Opportunities in North Central Florida 

    Barrow, Megan; Behera, Abhishek; Boyd, Nico; Burnette, Caroline; Butler, Catherine; Carnes, Sarah; Hanson, Alex; Haston, Joshua; Lele, Shriram; Metal, Melanie; Park, Chulhong; Smyth, Andrew (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016)
    Our studio was contracted by Weyerhaeuser, a real estate investment trust and one of the world’s largest private owners of timberlands, to develop alternative strategies for managing its 113,000-acre Lake Butler Forest ...
  • Smyrna Crossroads: A vision for the Spring Road Corridor 

    Spandana, Anand; Bedsole, Matt; Cebe, Jack; DeLeon, David; Howard, Jordan; Jeena, Zahra; Kong, Jing; McKinney, Mia; Nord, Anna; Sperling, Elliot; Toroghi, Sean (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016)
    The City of Smyrna is a thriving community in Cobb County characterized by its Market Village, tight-knit neighborhoods, diverse population, and close proximity to the City of Atlanta. In November 2013, the Atlanta Braves ...
  • 2017 Urban Design Studio (Urawa Misono) 

    Binder, Robert; Garnett, Dontrey; Yang, Wenhui; Zeng, Tianran; French, Emma; Moreno, Marcela; Ray, Ellen; Veriah, Revathi Roopini; Brasgalla, Karina; Koo, Bonwoo; Lancaster, Zachary; Pang, Gabriel Jian (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-05)
    Urawa Misono is a sub-center of Saitama City, the most populous city in Saitama Prefecture, Japan. While Saitama City boasts a population of 1.26 million, Urawa Misono has remained largely rural. Only 45 minutes from Tokyo ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • University - Community Partnerships for Workforce Development 

    Albert, Austin; Blaut, Avrahim; Bourget, Jean-Pierre; Kao, Mindy; Snyder Kelly, Anna; Reasoner, Jane; Samarripas, Stefen; Tatum, Kimberly; Welch, Anne; Kim, Anna Joo (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-12)
    Visitors to Georgia Tech need only to walk a few minutes’ distance from campus to find the Westside community, but they will feel like they’re in a different world. Though the area has made a significant cultural ...
  • Imagine Our Norcross: Planning for immigrant Integration 

    Kim, Anna Joo; O’Connell, Katie; Doyle, Jessica; Wilson, Kate; Plante, Jessica; Bowman, Ryan; Shields, Madi; Chang, Eileen; Byars, Kristin; Schleicher, John Eric; Coursey, Nathan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-12)
    In the spring of 2015, a group of researchers from Georgia Tech’s School of City and Regional Planning created a studio project to collect information about the immigrant populations living and doing business in the city ...
  • School Siting & Design Study 

    Anderson, Lindsay; Bustin, Allison; Cook, Kirstin; Davis, Khaliff; Mitchell, Brian; Monnier, Steve; Perumbeti, Katie; Rindge, Brianna (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-12)
    In partnership with the Georgia Conservancy, the Georgia Tech School of City and Regional Planning conducted the School Siting Studio. The Studio investigated current public school siting practices in Georgia and the impacts ...
  • The Economic Impact of Sea Level Rise on Port of Savannah's Garden City Terminal & City of Darien 

    Coburn, Carolyn; Cornwell, Andrew; Glostner, Joshua; Hylton, Peter; Risher, John; Skinner, Jill; Wilson, Richard (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-12)
    The Garden City Terminal at the Port of Savannah is one of the largest and fastest growing container ports in the country, making it an economic engine locally and nationally. The Terminal is an integral economic component ...
  • Strategic Planning for Kaohsiung's Free Economic Zone (FEZ) and New Asian Bay Area: A Report of Waterfront Revitalization Studio 2013 

    Aguilar, Johnny; Cadet, Sherene; Riley, Dawn; Manley, Canon; Keffer, Rebecca; Xie, LiWei; Sinharoy, Sinan; Braswell, Daniel; Pessoa, Lauren; Quan, Jige (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-12)
    The City of Kaohsiung has great deal of economic development and public policy potential that is addressed by the Policy Group. Most of the work in this section centers around the concept of the Kaohsiung Free Economic ...
  • Tracking the Effects of Sea Level Rise in Georgia's Coastal Communities 

    Campbell, Gillam; Clermont, Marvin; Colberg, Kathryn; Gosman, Richelle; Harkness, Anna Rose; Moore Hugens, Amy; Lorenc, Paul; Nguyen, Dzung; Yun, Jennifer; Zhou, Joy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-12-15)
    Climate scientists have projected that in approximately 100 years sea level will rise by at least one meter along the Georgia coast. While this prognosis is significant and potentially devastating, the change will be slow ...

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