Felipe Correa's vision for the Metro de Quito was featured in Ottagono Magazine's September 2013 issue on smart cities (#263).
Lukas Pauer (MAUD '14) will publish the essay “Peak Sand: On the Limits of Resource Extraction Urbanisms in the Straits of Singapore” in the forthcoming Critical Planning 20: The Future, a graduate student-run publication of the UCLA Urban Planning Department.
Eve Blau lectured on Baku: Oil and Urbanism in Oslo on October 17.
Students in the first semester core planning studio got a helping hand from some of the top practitioners in the country on October 15. As part of the annual Big City Planning Directors Institute—co-sponsored by the American Planning Association, the Lincoln Institute for Land Policy, and the GSD—a group of directors participated in a mini-charrette session with first-year planning students.
Neil Brenner, Professor of Urban Theory at the GSD, will give the keynote lectures at the upcoming Flexible City Symposium at Oxford University's Future of Cities Institute on 24 October, as well as at the upcoming Creative Time Summit in New York City on 25 October.