Andrew Rumbach and Douglas Appler (University of Kentucky)
Andrew Rumbach and Douglas Appler (Associate Professor of Historic Preservation at the University of Kentucky) have written a new article on the role of the Main Street Program in post-disaster recovery plans and processes.
Andrew Rumbach; Esther Sullivan; Carrie Makarewicz
Andrew Rumbach and Carrie Makarewicz, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, along with Esther Sullivan, Department of Sociology, have received a grant from the National Science Foundation to study the impact of Hurricane Michael on mobile home parks in northern Florida.
Gaelen Means, Helen Davidoski, Kortney Harris and Kyle Roddy
Landscape Architecture students designed the "The Green Roof Café," a mobile coffee shop and combined green roof and solar PV educational exhibit.
James Oberhansley, MLA
Students were charged with re-inventing some of Denver's iconic landscapes through abstracted photo collage as part of LA 6604, a Landscape Architecture class.
Sebastian Montenegro, Annelies van Vonno, Nicole Bush, Stefi Szrek, Bradyn Nicholson, Phoebe Fooks (MURP), and Kristen Gough (Civil Engineering, MSU)
On September 20, 2019, students from the WTS Colorado Student Chapter hosted a pop-up parklet in Larimer Square. The "Larimer's Living Room"-theme parklet was voted "Best Community Parklet" by visitors.
Aneliya Bargon, MLA
Alena Gagnon, MLA
Ivy Steele, MLA
Sarah Goldblatt, HP cert.
MLA and Historic Preservation students present their final designs for a new community park in downtown Rockvale to local residents.
Fernando Pagés Ruiz
The Vinyl Siding Institute published 300 copies of Professor Korkut Onaran's book in July, which "summarizes the most critical design lessons the authors have learned through many years of practice developing traditional neighborhoods."
In March 2019, Urban and Regional Planning Associate Professor Andy Rumbach and Gretel Follingstad (PhD candidate in Design & Planning) published a new article in the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. They studied 5 fast-growing towns and villages in the mountains of West Bengal, India with some pretty eye-opening findings.
Liza Weinstein (Northeastern University)
Saumitra Sinha (University of North Carolina)
In February 2019, Urban and Regional Planning Associate Professor Andy Rumbach, along with colleagues at Northeastern University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, published a new article on urban development and coastal flooding in India in the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research.
Urban and Regional Planning Assistant Professor Manish Shirgaokar published an article in January 2019 in Transportation about the influence of gender on car use.
Urban and Regional Planning Assistant Professor Manish Shirgaokar published an article in March 2019 in Transport Policy about the influence of gender when choosing a method of transportation.
Urban and Regional Planning Assistant Professor Manish Shirgaokar published an article in March 2019 in Transportation Research about the potential use of social media during natural disasters to pinpoint the most devastated areas.
In January 2019, the WTS Colorado Student Chapter launched the Auraria Vision Zero project as part of Denver’s larger effort to promote safer streets and eliminate traffic fatalities. The project will bring public art, signage, and new lighting to several key areas around Auraria campus to slow traffic speeds and raise awareness of the Vision Zero project.
Alexis Trick, Grant Warmerdam, Dillon Chang, Nora Webster, Sabrina Canada
Material scraps, bits and pieces, and the objects most people throw away, are carefully studied and reinvented as functional art.