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  • Penn GIS Day | PennDesign
    This Tuesday is Penn GIS Day held in conjunction with the National GIS Day celebration focusing on real world applications and innovations stemming from uses of Geographic Information Systems This year the event will focus on applications of GIS and spatial data analysis in predictive modeling for decision making and feature a keynote presentation by Uber s Head of Data Science Kevin Novak The event is co sponsored by Penn

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/city-regional-planning/graduate/post (2015-10-17)
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  • PENN GIS DAY | PennDesign
    with the National GIS Day celebration focuses on real world applications and innovations stemming from uses of Geographic Information Systems The forum examines the use of GIS both at Penn and more broadly offering an opportunity for professional and academic interaction This year the event will focus on applications of GIS and spatial data analysis in predictive modeling for decision making T he program features a keynote presentation by Uber s Head of Data Science Kevin Novak current research findings presented by Eugene Brusilovskiy Statistician and Director GIS Analytics in Rehabilitation Research Lab Temple University and MUSA Lecturer PennDesign and Ken Steif Doctoral Candidate City Regional Planning and MUSA Lecturer PennDesign There will also be a panel discussion about GIS at Penn which will include Tara Jackson Executive Director of the Cartographic Modeling Lab Perelman School of Medicine Paul Amos Managing Director of the Wharton GIS Lab The Wharton School and K arl Dailey Database Administrator of the Cartographic Modeling Lab Perelman School of Medicine Amy Hillier Associate Professor of City and Regional Planning and Faculty Director of the MUSA Graduate Program PennDesign and Dana Tomlin Professor of Landscape Architecture PennDesign will co host the event The event is co

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/city-regional-planning/graduate/events/penn-gis-day (2015-10-17)
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  • Innovation in Airport Planning | PennDesign
    Blog Posted Nov 6 2014 12 31pm Innovation in Airport Planning In a recent article published in the Journal of the American Planning Association Megan Ryerson an assistant professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning and PennDesign Ph D candidate Amber Woodburn look at airport capacity vs flight demand from a planning perspective noting that there may well be alternatives for flight management that have less environmental impact

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/blog/post-2 (2015-10-17)
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  • PennPlanning Urban Design students take on Park(ing) Day! | PennDesign
    statement for the first group We Cup is Social media is a platform that allows for mass participation in public discourse It provides users with new means of expression and connections It affects our daily life and reshapes our informal personal interaction with one another For this Parking Day intervention we hope to reconsider replay deploy social media on physical ground places where people have traditionally gathered to demonstrate their opinions publicly We aim to demonstrate how communications from the instant digital medium might be offered in the physical world hoping to foster some new perspectives on how people used to and continue to interact beyond their smartphones and laptops The Second group s Come and Take a Seat project started to take its form as we curiously thought about why people put their belongings around their seats to privatize a public space We began searching for an answer and imagined what would happen if a public space enforces you to negotiate with a stranger to enjoy that space which is really for everyone at anytime Thus our project proposed to create a public space of instability and imbalance which utilize the designed furnitures that must act together to transition into a space of stability and balance The furniture idea came from a series of gears that are interlocked with each other As one of the circles turns the other must turn too Using this idea we created furnitures made of cardboards and paper tubes These are designed in such a way that they have a tendency to topple over when attempted to be used by one single person The furnitures become stable only when they are interlocked with another person s furniture in this public space Thus the instability of these furnitures both in plan and in section forces

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/city-regional-planning/graduate/post/pennplanning-urban-design-students-take-parking-day (2015-10-17)
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  • Penn Planning Professors on the Move! | PennDesign
    Admissions Donate Information For Prospective Students Admitted Students Current Undergraduates Current Graduate Students Current Doctoral Students Faculty and Staff Alumni Search form Search Undergraduate Graduate PhD About People Work Events Blog Courses Resources Apply Share Share via Email City and Regional Planning Posted Oct 6 2014 1 37pm Penn Planning Professors on the Move Support PennDesign Your contribution positively impacts our ability to educate the creative leaders of the future

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/city-regional-planning/graduate/post/penn-planning-professors-move (2015-10-17)
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  • Graduate City and Regional Planning - Blog | PennDesign
    Summer Internship in Beijing Suzanne Mahoney dual degree MCP and LARP wrote the following as part of her Career Services Summer Funding Grant This summer I had the amazing opportunity to intern with the internationally acclaimed landscape architecture firm Turenscape in Beijing China Turenscape meaning Dirt Tu Man Ren was founded in 1997 by Dr Kongjian Yu who received his Ph D in Design from Harvard s Graduate School of Design Dr Yu is a legend in the Chinese professional design world and I really enjoyed learning from him and his team working in such a fast pace environment Read More Posted Jul 31 2014 11 46am Penn Sweeps IPHS Awards PennPlanning won two of five awards presented at the 16th Biennial International Planning History Society Conference at St Augustine Florida The International Planning History Society awarded Domenic Vitiello its Best Article Award in Planning Perspectives 2012 2014 It also awarded Francesca Ammon Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning its Anthony Sutcliff Award for the Best Dissertation Genie Birch is the Society s retiring president having served from 2012 2014 Read More Posted Jun 24 2014 5 42pm As web based devices proliferate planners designers and GIS professionals are finding new ways to deliver content and allow users to create and interact with geographic data link Planners use apps to open world of data collection link There s an app for that link Students in this course will learn how to plan develop and program planning and spatial applications for desktop and mobile device platforms using various web application development tools including Flex ArcGIS Server SDE Javascript Eclipse and GoogleMaps and ESRI APIs The course will be divided into three modules During Module 1 weeks 3 through 6 students will learn to develop geo spatial desktop apps using Flex

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/city-regional-planning/graduate/blog?page=1 (2015-10-17)
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  • There's an app for that | PennDesign
    Undergraduates Current Graduate Students Current Doctoral Students Faculty and Staff Alumni Search form Search Undergraduate Graduate PhD About People Work Events Blog Courses Resources Apply Share Share via Email City and Regional Planning Posted Jun 24 2014 5 42pm As web based devices proliferate planners designers and GIS professionals are finding new ways to deliver content and allow users to create and interact with geographic data There s an app for that Planners use apps to open world of data collection Students in this course will learn how to plan develop and program planning and spatial applications for desktop and mobile device platforms using various web application development tools including Flex ArcGIS Server SDE Javascript Eclipse and GoogleMaps and ESRI APIs The course will be divided into three modules During Module 1 weeks 3 through 6 students will learn to develop geo spatial desktop apps using Flex ArcGIS Server and SQL During Module 2 weeks 7 through 11 students will learn to develop non spatial apps for mobile devices using Javascript and Eclipse During Module 3 students will develop map oriented and spatial apps for mobile devices using GoogleMaps and ArcGIS APIs Support PennDesign Your contribution positively impacts our ability

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/city-regional-planning/graduate/post/theres-app (2015-10-17)
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  • John Dixon Hunt | PennDesign
    B A and M A King s College Cambridge 1957 Ph D Bristol University 1964 Professor John Dixon Hunt joined the faculty in 1994 and served as department chair through June 2000 He was the former Director of Studies in Landscape Architecture at Dumbarton Oaks He is the author of numerous articles and books on garden history and theory including a catalogue of the landscape drawings of William Kent Garden and Grove Gardens and the Picturesque The Picturesque Garden in Europe 2002 The Afterlife of Gardens 2004 and A World of Gardens 2012 He edited the journal Word Image from 1985 2010 and currently edits Studies in the History of Gardens and Designed Landscapes Current interests focus upon landscape architectural theory the development of garden design in the city of Venice modern ist garden design and ekphrasis He is the inaugural series editor of the Penn Studies in Landscape Architecture University of Pennsylvania Press in which was published his own theoretic study of landscape architecture Greater Perfections The Practice of Garden Theory 1999 In May 2000 he was named Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French Ministry of Culture and he was awarded an honorary degree

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/landscape-architecture/people/john-dixon-hunt (2015-10-17)
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