J. Willard Marriott Library Room 1140
Every other Wednesday 1-2pm
Join the Center for Ecological Planning and Design (CEPD) for a bi-weekly discussion group. The CEPD is a campus-wide interdisciplinary center affiliated with the Global Change and Sustainability Center and the College of Architecture + Planning that aims to provide a hub for thinking and research on the built environment and communities. Discussions will be based around readings, videos, etc. that help us better understand the complexities of human settlements through diverse lenses provided by the sciences, social sciences, engineering, design fields, and humanities. All students and faculty are invited to attend.
September 20th: Luis M. A. Bettencourt: The Origins of Scaling in Cities
November 1st: Vanessa R. Levesque, Kathleen P. Bell, Aram J. K. Calhoun: Planning for Sustainability in Small Municipalities: The Influence of Interest Groups, Growth Patterns, and Institutional Characteristics
November 15th: Ariane Middela, Kathrin Häbb, Anthony J. Brazelc, Chris A. Martind, Subhrajit Guhathakurtae: Impact of urban form and design on mid-afternoon microclimate in Phoenix Local Climate Zones
November 29th: TBD
To make a topic suggestion (journal, article, chapter, movie, etc) please click here.