Syllabus and Orientation Notes for 11.220, Quantitative Reasoning & Statistical Methods for Planning (as taught in Spring 2011).
Public places play a key role in building community and placemaking can empower local communities to create a sense of "belonging" through place. A new report by a DUSP research team, led by [#Susan Silberberg], examines the interactions between placemaking, community participation, and the expanding ways communities are collaborating to make great public places.
To dowload the paper, use the download link in the sidebar.
Based on the results of a competitive call for proposals, the City of Amsterdam' has announced that its new science institute -- the "Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions" -- is to be developed by collaboratively by MIT, Delft University and Wageningen University. The group's proposal was "head and shoulders above the other short-listed entries," according to Robbert Dijkgraaf, chairman of the jury. "Amsterdam will be getting something really new: a scientific institute of technology which will develop expertise in practical urban issues."