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Pedestrian- and Transit-Oriented Design Course By Shima Hamidi
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Much has changed recently in how communities are designed. New urbanism has flourished, transitoriented development (TOD) has become commonplace, and smart growth has gone national. All... More > three movements emphasize pedestrian- and transit-oriented design. The travel literature has expanded to include literally hundreds of studies showing that the built environment, as measured by D variables (density, diversity, and design), affect people’s decisions to walk and use transit. Concerns over Americans’ physical inactivity, obesity, and related chronic diseases have led to the active living movement and a rich literature demonstrating how important the built environment is as an influence on physical activity and weight status.< Less
OTREC-RR-10-03 By Nico Larco
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Suburban Multifamily Housing currently accounts for almost one in four units of housing in suburbia. For primarily transportation-related reasons, this dense housing type is usually located along... More > arterials and adjacent to commercial and retail development, creating a potential model of smart growth in suburbia, but areas are often disconnected and uninviting with barriers that minimize linkages and create auto-dominated development. This study investigates the integration of land use and transportation and focuses on the role of site design as a critical aspect in the creation of livable, less congested and multi-modal suburban communities.< Less
Criminals Within By Jack Francis
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A smart but naive young physicist, working for a military weapons research subcontractor, stumbles upon a means of backward time travel. A malevolent manager within the US government's intelligence... More > community becomes aware of the technology and will do anything to use it to further his own personal agenda. The young physicist, being pursued relentlessly, is forced to use the technology to hide in the world of the ancient past. He is followed there by the woman with whom he shares his destiny and the man who would rule the ancient world with his advanced knowledge. Passion, Love, and unique adventures await the reader. When the travelers fall victim to their fate in the ancient past, they must choose the outcome of the ultimate paradox of time travel.< Less
2017 Annual Meeting Project Proceedings By ACSA Press
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Different pedagogical models expose students to their potential role in the process of making and re-making the city. Detroit is the perfect frame of reference to debate the merits of worldwide... More > academic and professional practices in the continuum between the substantive and the procedural. It is an inspiring back drop to discuss a range of issues that include the expanding role of the architect and the relevancy of architectural education, density vs. growth; technique and strategies of urban regeneration; technology, smart cities and their impact on space and governance; new models of public space; changes in cities due to the rise of the shared economy; affordable housing and housing models for shifting demographics; resources, energy waste and sustainability; urban-rural balance and interconnections, the role of educational institutions, and community building.< Less
2017 Annual Meeting Paper Proceedings By ACSA Press
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Different pedagogical models expose students to their potential role in the process of making and re-making the city. Detroit is the perfect frame of reference to debate the merits of worldwide... More > academic and professional practices in the continuum between the substantive and the procedural. It is an inspiring back drop to discuss a range of issues that include the expanding role of the architect and the relevancy of architectural education, density vs. growth; technique and strategies of urban regeneration; technology, smart cities and their impact on space and governance; new models of public space; changes in cities due to the rise of the shared economy; affordable housing and housing models for shifting demographics; resources, energy waste and sustainability; urban-rural balance and interconnections, the role of educational institutions, and community building.< Less
Come Good Home By Cindy J Kaiser
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As a freshman at the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse, Cindy meets the smart and funny Cathy. The two fall deeply in love, they spend the next few decades traveling the world and building a... More > community in the Twin Cities. When Cathy suddenly starts forgetting basic things, seeing hallucinations, and within weeks struggles to walk without a cane, a desperate Cindy must quickly learn to navigate the maddening medical world and gets a crash course in becoming a caregiver. Told with warmth and humor, Come Good Home is a heartbreaking memoir about a rare disease and a rare love.< Less
the in8model By Dr Mark Postles
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“The in8model™ is a fantastic, fresh view of people’s processing of the world, the brain science behind it and an understanding that allows us to achieve greater communication... More > and connection. It smartly integrates previous models, moving beyond “pigeon-holing” people in rigid labels and to a way in which we can learn by gaining awareness, by observing what is true in others, as it is exists in ourselves. This book works as a theoretical text, describing the model, as well as a step-by-step workbook, describing how it exists in practice and how to implement it. In this way, it brilliantly allows each individual, group, family, company and community to expand and grow.” Dr Nimrod Weiner< Less
BSCSD Ethnographic Study By PAST Foundation
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In fall 2011, the Ballston Spa Central School District opened the Clean Technologies and Sustainable Industries Early College High School (ECHS) at the Hudson Valley Community College TEC-SMART... More > Campus, enrolling the first (25) students. The initial year of the program offered only 11th grade coursework to students in their third year of high school. The ECHS Program was launched by an innovative partnership between the Ballston Spa Central School District with the Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). The success of the program is also building on support of a collaborative endeavor bringing business and industry, nonprofits, government, and others in the region together to establish the “Early College High School” model for STEM education.< Less
BSCSD Ethnographic Study By PAST Foundation
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In fall 2011, the Ballston Spa Central School District opened the Clean Technologies and Sustainable Industries Early College High School (ECHS) at the Hudson Valley Community College TEC-SMART... More > Campus, enrolling the first (25) students. The initial year of the program offered only 11th grade coursework to students in their third year of high school. The ECHS Program was launched by an innovative partnership between the Ballston Spa Central School District with the Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). The success of the program is also building on support of a collaborative endeavor bringing business and industry, nonprofits, government, and others in the region together to establish the “Early College High School” model for STEM education.< Less
Complete Guide to Personal Safety in South Africa By Dr Conrad Steenkamp
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The South African Police Service has done everything in its power to ensure that the large number of visitors that will be in the country over the next few months will be protected from crime and... More > violence. Yet South Africa remains a high crime destination and visitors have to be crime aware. This book provides the background information visitors need to understand their risk exposure. It also provides an exhaustive list of risk reduction tips – everything that the visitor needs to become street smart. Conrad Steenkamp (PhD, MSc, MBA) has lived in South Africa for 40 years. He worked as part of a rapid reaction team during the recent xenophobic violence in South Africa and acted as mediator in the black townships. As a community development specialist he also has substantial rural expertise. His PhD dealt with land reform and conflict. He currently works in Afghanistan and is a prize winning author.< Less

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