Urban and Regional Planning Work

Student Work


Auraria Vision Zero

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.

Ensuring the health of the creative district

Student Researcher: Camron Bridgford

Sustainable landfill redesign in Chitwan, Nepal

Student Researchers: Alison Blaine and Molly Marcucilli

Design by Community Charrette

In late September 2016, MURP students in Assistant Professor Jennifer Steffel Johnson's Urban Housing class participated in a community design charrette, which is an intensive, hands-on workshop that brings together numerous disciplines to explore architectural, planning and development options for particular areas or sites.

Making Winter Park sustainable

Student Researcher: Andrew Williams

Modeling Future Yard Irrigation in the Front Range

Principal Researchers:

Austin Troy

Student Researchers:

Gretel Follingstad
This project seeks to estimate future residential water use in the greater Denver metro area in response to urban growth, and to evaluate how policy and planning interventions might mitigate projected increases in water use.

Faculty Work