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

  • 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 ...
  • City of Atlanta Brownfields Area-Wide Planning Program 

    Berry, Seanna; Cotter, Dan; Frackelton, Alexandra; Lee, Susannah; Madden, Mackenzie; McRae, Stephen; Ranney,Ted; Terranova, Patrick; Voyles, Travis (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-12-31)
    The new area-wide approach to brownfield redevelopment highlights barriers and opportunities that extend beyond individual sites. It seeks to catalyze area-wide revitalization through the clean-up and redevelopment of ...
  • Northside Drive as a Multimodal Developmental Corridor: Transformation from Utilitarian Auto Route to Grand Transit Boulevard 

    Anders, Joel; Bedward, Tanya; Brodie, Stefanie; Cardoni, Lauren; Carragher, Margaret; Cox, Rachel; Gooze, Aaron; Hyer, Garrett; Ingles, Amy; Kalinke, Lydia; Levin, Josh; McColley, Sarah; Phillips, Eric; Reed, Landon; Wong, James; Zhang, Wenwen; Alhadeff, Daniel; Ward, Elizabeth (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012)
    The studio explored ways to transform Northside Drive from a dismal, disorganized underperforming corridor that frames the west side of the Atlanta core into a grand transit boulevard. Picture a tree-lined, well-lit ...
  • Planning and Development Strategies for Holy Trinity, Alabama 

    Alex, Brijith; Bikoff, James; Brooks, Wesley; Hellier, Michael; Kimmel, Avi; Lee, Victoria; Leous, Audrey; Mahoney, Kevin; Mondragon, Michelle; Na, Min; Rhodes, John, Jr.; Swope, Drew; Williams, Hans; Woods, Cara; Yates, Keenan; Yoke, David (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-12-15)
    The Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity (MSMHT) own and oversee parcels of rural land in Russell County, Alabama. The Missionary Servants are currently exploring and assessing how best to develop and utilize these ...
  • Thaltej Village: An Incremental Approach to Urban Encroachment 

    Brown, Emily; Buchwach, Allison; Hagerty, Ryan; Richardson, Mary; Schultz, Laura; Yan, Bin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-04-27)
    The following project describes the background and context of slum redevelopment in India, Gujarat, and Ahmedabad. Detailed accounts of the economic, social, and environmental conditions at Thaltej are included. In addition, ...
  • Ashram Road Corridor Plan 

    Brodie, Stefanie; Kent, John; McGuinness, Eugene; Pienta, Alison; Roell, Maria; Wadelton, Kim (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-04-12)
    Ashram Road is a major regional connection and the principal commercial thoroughfare along the western bank of the Sabarmati River in Ahmedabad. The Ashram Road Corridor Study examines the stretch of Ashram Road from the ...
  • Hahira Town Plan 

    McKinney, Edward; Barksdale, Daryl; Black, Timothy; Borrelli, Juan; Chapin, Timothy; Dikes, Shawn; Eidson, Cynthia; Hayes, James; Hipp, Mark; Seuglung, Eric; Tatum, Lucien, III; Wagonmaker, Daniel; Wright, Denise; Young , Douglas (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1994)
    Project Summary. Location: Hahira is a small Georgia town with about 1300 residents. Interstate Highway 75 connects Hahira to Valdosta, Georgia, a regional economic center, about 15 miles to the south, near the Georgia - ...
  • A Web Application Approach to Street Sign Inventory Development 

    Barg, Dave; Baxter, Taylor; Bouckaert, Stan; DeVeau, Matthew; Martinez, Lucrecia; Stryker, Micah B.; Willis, Marshall; Zhou, You (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011)
    Maintaining accurate and comprehensive spatial data on infrastructure at the municipal scale is a challenge that comes with serious challenges. Obtaining such data often requires such extensive resources and time that many ...
  • Atlanta Neighborhood Change Report (1980-2000) 

    Sawicki, David S.; Son, Jihoon; Kennedy, Sean; Stearns, Brenan; Ley, Christina; Gaoxiang, Luo; Insaidoo, Francis Kobina; Ercin, Osman (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002)
    How To Use This Report - This web site is designed to provide information about the City of Atlanta’s 24 Neighborhood Planning Units (NPU’s) and 139 neighborhoods that is useful for city planners, community leaders, ...

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