Jacob Koch’s (MUP ’15) summer job brought him face to face with a long-brewing crisis: the depletion and pollution of drinking water in São Paulo, Brazil.
Examining urban heat vulnerability, assistant professor of urban planning Joyce Klein Rosenthal recently published “Intra-Urban Vulnerability to Heat-Related Mortality in New York City” in the journal Health and Place.
In his lecture this past June, associate professor of landscape architecture and MDes program co-director Pierre Bélanger challenged the disciplines of engineering and planning to propose new, ecological strategies for infrastructure at the Strelka Institute in Moscow.
In a recent interview in the Washington Post, Jair Lynch (LF ’06) reaches way back for the roots of his interest in building and cities and forward toward the future of his beloved city. Read “Just Asking: D.C. developer and former Lego fanatic Jair Lynch.”
Gramlich Fellows Rob Wellburn and Matt Furman (both MUP ’15) presented the findings of summer-long community development research projects at a training institute for nonprofit professionals in Orlando, Florida.
Deidre Schmidt (LF ’08) and Matt Nohn (LF ’14) are working with policymakers in Indonesia to formulate a comprehensive and integrated housing framework to meet the needs of a rapidly urbanizing population. More in the LOEBlog.