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    • Activists in City Hall: The Progressive Response to the Reagan Era in Boston and Chicago 

      Clavel, Pierre (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-01-26)
      Pierre Clavel is Professor Emeritus of City and Regional Planning at Cornell University. His research and writing has been on planning, administration, and politics with particular application to regionalism and nationalism ...
    • Andy Schneggenburger on Atlanta CDCs 

      Schneggenburger, Andy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-10-15)
    • Another Look at the 5Ds: Insights from a Cincinnati Area based GPS Survey 

      Byahut, Sweta (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-03-08)
      Sweta Byahut will present her research design and discuss the outcomes of her recently completed dissertation research. In her research she explores the land use – transportation – environmental nexus in Hamilton County, ...
    • Catherine Ross' MEGAREGIONS 

      Ross, Catherine L.; Weyandt, Tom; Meyer, Michael; Franklin, Shirley (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-01-27)
      Megaregions: Planning for Global Competitiveness. The concept of "the city"—as well as "the state" and "the nation state"—is passé, agree contributors to this insightful book. The new scale for considering economic strength ...
    • The City and the Coming Climate: Climate Change in the Places We Live 

      Stone, Brian (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-11-07)
      Associate Professor of City and Regional Planning, Brian Stone discusses his new book, The City and the Coming Climate: Climate Change in the Places We Live. This book is the first to explore the dramatic amplification ...
    • Confronting An Uncertain Future: Planning in the Era of Climate Change and Other Global Crises 

      Guhathakurta, Subhrajit (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-08-30)
      We are living in an age of uncertainty that is unique at several levels. The current economic downturn precipitated by the U.S. subprime mortgage debacle, the potential for catastrophic climate change, the two wars in ...
    • Dan Immergluck's FORECLOSED 

      Immergluck, Daniel W. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-10-28)
      Over the last two years, the United States has observed, with some horror, the explosion and collapse of entire segments of the housing market, especially those driven by subprime and alternative or "exotic" home mortgage ...
    • Ecological Urbanism: Scale Flow and Design 

      Yang, Perry (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-09-30)
      Sustainable and ecological discourses of urban design and planning are overwhelming in recent literatures, however, focusing mostly on normative criteria or policy oriented tools. Operational approaches to connecting ...
    • The Future of Planning, Practice & Profession 

      Anderson, William (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-09-02)
      William Anderson, FAICP, and President of the American Planning Association will discuss future trends in planning, examples in practice, and what they mean for the profession, drawing from his experience as a former ...
    • Good Green vs. Bad Green - What makes for a good architect 

      Lstiburek, Joseph (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-03-24)
      Joseph Lstiburek of Building Science Corporation spoke to the ARCH 3231 class.
    • Historic Preservation as Sustainable Development 

      Rypkema, Donovan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-04-07)
      Today the phrases “sustainable development” and “green buildings” are too often used as synonyms in the United States. And while green building technology can be an important contributor to a comprehensive sustainability ...
    • Identifying the Economic Development Effects of Million Dollar Facilities 

      Patrick, Carlianne (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-02-22)
      Using tax abatements, financial incentives, and public investments to attract (or retain) firms is the primary economic development tool for many local governments. Recent estimates suggest Million Dollar Plants (MDPs) generate ...
    • "Just a Perfect Day? Developing a Happiness Optimised Day Schedule." 

      Pokutta, Sebastian (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-10-23)
      With the day Reconstruction Method (DRM), Kahneman, Krueger, Schkade, Schwarz, and Stone (2004) introduced an important approach in subjective well-being (SWB) research to explore how people experience daily activities. A ...
    • Life After the Braves: Redeveloping Turner Field 

      Bascuñana, Enrique; Mitchell, Suzanne; Rowland, Micah; Scott, Deborah; Velarde, Flor; Welsh, Robert (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-11-10)
      Redeveloping Turner Field. The Atlanta Braves are moving out of Turner Field, and into the suburbs. But an aging ballpark isn’t the only thing the team is leaving behind. The neighborhood around Turner Field has seen ...
    • A Look at the U.S. Mortgage Crisis: Implications for Housing Markets and Communities 

      Immergluck, Daniel W. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-02-28)
    • Multi Perspectives on the Multi-Modal Passenger Terminal 

      Alhadeff, Heather; Calvert, Christopher M.; Cooper, Darren; Hatton, Tim; Howard, Herman H.; Phillips, Marion; Strickland, Katrina (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-11-07)
      A discussion about the Multi-Modal Passenger Terminal, a ground-breaking transportation project in downtown Atlanta from those directly involved in the different aspects of the project.
    • Planning for Disaster: Peru's Rio Santa Valley and Accelerating Climate Change 

      Lynch, Barbara Deutsch (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-11-20)
      The talk first addressed competing uses of water and the likely impacts on these uses as water in the Rio Santa becomes scarcer due to glacial retreat. It then outlined possible steps for building a coordinated effort to ...
    • The Policy Network as a Strategic Planning Tool 

      Sclar, Elliott (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-11-11)
      Elliott Sclar is a professor of urban planning. An economist and urban planner, he is the director of the Center for Sustainable Urban Development (CSUD) at Columbia University’s Earth Institute, one of six global centers ...
    • Public Health and the Built Environment: Research and Tools Supporting Healthy Places 

      Smith, Sarah (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-09-27)
    • Pushing Back the Gates: Neighborhood Perspectives on University Driven Revitalization in West Philadelphia 

      Etienne, Harley (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-03-14)
      As college and university administrators expand and develop their urban campuses, they have also become developers' and primary drivers' of neighborhood change. But how do institutions contend with urban real estate ...