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    • 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 ...
    • Future Plural 

      Manaugh, Geoff; Twilley, Nicola (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-09-15)
    • Growth, Innovation and the Accelerating Pace of Life From Cells and Ecosystems to Cities and Economies; Are They Sustainable? 

      West, Geoffrey (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-03-11)
      Why do all companies and people die whereas cities keep growing and life continues to accelerate? Why do we stop growing, live on the order of 100 years and sleep 8 hours a day? And how are these related to innovation, ...
    • Jane Jacobs, Quantified: Exploring the Legacy of the 20th Century’s Most Provocative Urban Theorist 

      Lueders, Abram (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-05)
      This paper attempts to accomplish three goals: to estimate Jacobs’ impact on urban planning, to investigate the evidence for Jacobs’ theories, and to point out the questions raised by Jacobs’ work that have never been ...
    • Lessons from Ten Cities 

      Presley, Gabriel; Piatkowski, Robert; Perko, Claire; Ali, Najia; Johns, Gavin; Beza, Beza A.; Bacher, Emily; Wilkinson, Luke W.; Bush, Dereth; Yu, Jianqiu; Perez-Carro, Carlos F.; Einarsson, Amber; Ciccone, Sarah; Spaht, Holden C.; Herndon, Joshua; Fuson, Ellen; Mooney, Amanda; Radomski, Kirsten; Herndon, Joshua (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010)
      This project focuses on the primary ingredient of urban form: the subdivision of urban territory into public and private domains (or public and private usage in some situations). Every project in existing urban cores - ...
    • Measuring the Unseen: A Symposium About Building a Cultural Framework for Design and Technology 

      Kim, Julie Ju-Youn; Addington, Michelle; Kennedy, Sheila; Clark, Jennifer; Mynatt, Elizabeth D. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-04-04)
      Sophisticated knowledge and skills in the right hands and minds can empower designers to make smarter design choices, but these instruments are not prescriptive. The balance lies between the space of the qualitative and ...
    • Response to Keynote Speaker / Mayor Ron Littlefield 

      Littlefield, Ron (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-11-15)
    • Rethinking downtown highways 

      LaRoche, Lealan Dorothy Marie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-12-21)
      Freeways have had a strong influence not only on the urban transportation but also on downtown areas both physically and socially. Certainly, they have extended the commuting limits of the city and made lower land costs ...
    • Stimulating Energy Efficiency: The Role of Local Governments and Industry 

      Brown, Marilyn A.; Taube, Ben (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-03-17)
      The speakers will discuss the role of local programs and industry in reducing the intensity of energy use and associated pollution in the U.S.
    • Videogame cities in motion 

      Schweizer, Robert Thomas (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-05-14)
      Videogame cities are 'real-and-imagined' spaces whose ubiquity as a setting for games illustrates the persistent fascination with the opportunities for play in urban space. In order to describe these videogame cities, we ...
    • Virtual and Fantastic Urban Perceptions Through Cinema and Their Relation to Contemporary Cities 

      Date, Chirag (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-05)
      Any form of media or literature has the potential of being used as a tool to depict our perception of how we would like our cities to be; or in some cases, how we would not want them to end up like (dystopia). This gives ...
    • The Well-Tempered City: What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations, and Human Nature Teach Us About the Future of Urban Life 

      Rose, Jonathan F. P. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-10-18)
      In the vein of Jane Jacobs’s The Death and Life of Great American Cities and Edward Glaeser’s Triumph of the City, Jonathan F. P. Rose—a visionary in urban development and renewal—champions the role of cities in addressing ...