Sustainable Urban Development

Big Idea Writeup

Sustainable Urban Development

The concept of sustainable urban development provides a set of principles that can guide development and redevelopment of the built environment so that the needs of the present generation can be met without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

Course

Design Studio Berlin

“Germany is facing the biggest challenges since the reunification. Hundred thousands of people come to Germany escaping war and violence. Many of these will stay for a long term or permanently…We need residential space, we need to create possibilities for a successful integration, we need spaces of encounter..” (Dr.

Policy Tools for Environmental Management

Policy Tools for Environmental Management constructs a general framework for analyzing environmental issues, and develops concepts and techniques for managing environmental systems, within the context of environmental planning and policy within sustainable communities.

Water, Stormwater, Green Infrastructure, and Designing Sustainable Communities

A workshop focusing on collaborative design – involving architects, planners and engineers -  of sustainable stormwater solutions that contribute to community development. The project focus of the workshop will be within the Proctor Creek Watershed and the Georgia Tech Campus. The workshop includes invited lectures from Atlanta and nationally, seminars on critical topics, and student collaborative teams doing project designs and presentations. 

 

Tool Kit Listing

Environmental Justice Resources

This tool provides a series of definitions, videos, and other resources for faculty and students who wish to learn more about Environmental Justice. This is an evolving resource, so please feel free to make recommendations! 

Getting to Know our Georgia Tech

This journaling tool, based on a lesson created by Yelena Rivera-Vale and Kristina Chatfield for their GT 1000 course, is designed to introduce first year students to Georgia Tech’s efforts to create a sustainable campus community. Touring sites on campus, documenting the tour experience through journaling and photography, and considering the ways that sustainable design can impact the environment, equity, and economy will allow students opportunities to learn more about the ways effective sustainable design impacts both Georgia Tech and the wider Atlanta community.

Getting to Know Our Georgia Tech: Journaling Tool

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