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Urban Development in Accra, Ghana By Urban Design Lab GSAPP
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The Urban Design Program and the Urban Design Lab are pleased to have been instrumental in developing this strategic analysis of development potentials for the Ga Mashie and Nima neighborhoods in... More > Accra. Urban Design is by definition synthetic in its nature. And Urban Design is not a benign tool in the development process. Indeed, it is central to conceiving the investment options that are necessary to understanding development opportunities and to their correlation with the most effective outcomes. This study attempts to clarify these options for two neighborhoods that are diverse in their characteristics, but equally in need of the kind of upgrading that only a well-rationalized investment program can accomplish.< Less
Urban Development In Accra, Ghana By Urban Design Lab GSAPP
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The Urban Design Program and the Urban Design Lab are pleased to have been instrumental in developing this strategic analysis of development potentials for the Ga Mashie and Nima neighborhoods in... More > Accra. Urban Design is by definition synthetic in its nature. And Urban Design is not a benign tool in the development process. Indeed, it is central to conceiving the investment options that are necessary to understanding development opportunities and to their correlation with the most effective outcomes. This study attempts to clarify these options for two neighborhoods that are diverse in their characteristics, but equally in need of the kind of upgrading that only a well-rationalized investment program can accomplish.< Less
Urban Strategies for a Post- Soviet Kharkov By Urban Design Studio GSAPP
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Located in the eastern Ukraine on the western edge of the Central Asian Steppes, the city of Kharkov is of strategic historic importance as it is conveniently located between Europe and Asia. While... More > modern Kharkov was only founded in 1654 as a fortress city on the border to the Russian empire, archeological findings suggest the area of present day Kharkov existed since the second millennium B.C. Today, Kharkov is the second largest city in the Ukraine and it’s metropolitan region comprises of approximately 1.5 million people. Situated on the world’s most fertile soils with a perfect climate for agricultural production, Kharkov was once known as the breadbasket for the entire Soviet Union. However, since the collapse of the communist government in 1989 and the termination of the Soviet Union two years later, Kharkov and many other cities of that region, have undergone major transformations, both culturally and economically.< Less
Urban Strategies for a Post–Soviet Kharkov By Urban Design Studio GSAPP
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Located in the eastern Ukraine on the western edge of the Central Asian Steppes, the city of Kharkov is of strategic historic importance as it is conveniently located between Europe and Asia. While... More > modern Kharkov was only founded in 1654 as a fortress city on the border to the Russian empire, archeological findings suggest the area of present day Kharkov existed since the second millennium B.C. Today, Kharkov is the second largest city in the Ukraine and it’s metropolitan region comprises of approximately 1.5 million people. Situated on the world’s most fertile soils with a perfect climate for agricultural production, Kharkov was once known as the breadbasket for the entire Soviet Union. However, since the collapse of the communist government in 1989 and the termination of the Soviet Union two years later, Kharkov and many other cities of that region, have undergone major transformations, both culturally and economically.< Less
Designing Patch Dynamics By Urban Design Studio
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In the summer of 2002, Drs. Steward T.A. Pickett, Mary L. Cadenasso, and J. Morgan Grove, scientists from the Baltimore Ecosystem Study (BES), approached Brian McGrath at the Urban Design Program at... More > Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP) with an innovative cross-disciplinary collaborative opportunity. Funded by the National Science Foundation’s Long-Term Ecological Research Program (LTER), the BES brings together researchers from a variety of social and biophysical science disciplines to engage in data collection, education, and community outreach. Their primary goal is to understand and explain metropolitan Baltimore as a complex ecological system. In an intrepid and prescient next step for BES and LTER, Drs. Pickett, Cadenasso and Grove put forth the radical proposition that urban designers can help to break new ground in the field of ecology and that current ecosystem science would enliven our own design milieu.< Less
[DRAFT 25 July] Shaping Sustainability: Architectural Designs for Université Omar Bongo By Urban Design Lab
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Kingston Harbour: Development Transects By Urban Design Studio
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The Urban Design Program at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation is committed to engage the most pressing global urban issues of our time.... More > Kingston’s Harbour was selected as a 2010 Spring Studio site because it lies at the convergence of many of these issues. Included are rapid urban growth; inequity in access to physical, economic and social infrastructure; environmental sustainability; and complexity of stakeholder relationships. The studio challenged a diverse and international student body to engage with these realities and produce ideas that could contribute positively to the current debate about the future of Kingston and its Port areas.< Less
Kingston Harbour: Development Transects By Urban Design Studio
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The Urban Design Program at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation is committed to engage the most pressing global urban issues of our time.... More > Kingston’s Harbour was selected as a 2010 Spring Studio site because it lies at the convergence of many of these issues. Included are rapid urban growth; inequity in access to physical, economic and social infrastructure; environmental sustainability; and complexity of stakeholder relationships. The studio challenged a diverse and international student body to engage with these realities and produce ideas that could contribute positively to the current debate about the future of Kingston and its Port areas.< Less
Mumbai's Eastern Waterfront By Urban Design Studio
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The Urban Design program at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation has a commitment to engage in the most pressing global issues of our time.... More > Mumbai’s Eastern Waterfront (EWF) was selected as the 2010 Studio site as issues such as rapid urban growth, inequity in access to physical, economic and social infrastructure, environmental sustainability, and complexity of stakeholder relationships converge here. The studio challenged its diverse and international student body to engage with these realities and produce ideas that could contribute positively to the current debate about the future of the EWF.< Less
Mumbai's Eastern Waterfront By Urban Design Studio
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The Urban Design program at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation has a commitment to engage in the most pressing global issues of our time.... More > Mumbai’s Eastern Waterfront (EWF) was selected as the 2010 Studio site as issues such as rapid urban growth, inequity in access to physical, economic and social infrastructure, environmental sustainability, and complexity of stakeholder relationships converge here. The studio challenged its diverse and international student body to engage with these realities and produce ideas that could contribute positively to the current debate about the future of the EWF.< Less