Stormwater and Urban Design: Urban Design Strategies for Four Sites on the Atlanta BeltLine
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A joint urban design studio with the School of Architecture and the School of City and Regional Planning. 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 Atlanta, adjacent to the Atlanta BeltLine (Ansley Mall - Peachtree Creek; Bobby Jones Golf Course/Colonial Homes - Peachtree and Clear Creeks; University Avenue - McDaniel Branch; and Boone Boulevard - Proctor Creek) and prepared design proposals incorporating stormwater hydrology assessment and green infrastructure as the foundation for urban design. . Coordinators were: Leah Barnett, Georgia Conservancy; Richard Dagenhart, R.A., Professor, Georgia Tech; Tom Debo, PhD, P.E., Professor, Georgia Tech; Johanna McCrehan, Georgia Conservancy, Katherine Moore, AICP, Georgia Conservancy. Course instructors were Richard Dagenhart and Tom Debo.