April 15, 2016

The Future City: Emergence of a New Science

The Future City: Emergence of a New Science 2016 Annual Symposium of the Interdisciplinary PhD Program in Urban Design and Planning Thursday, May 5 / UW Intellectual House, 9:00 AM—4:00 PM Future City Poster Session Reception 4:30-6:00 Gould Pavilion Gallery Please RSVP by Thursday April 28, (lunch is provided) UW TODAY STORY What drives urban…

March 31, 2016

Resilience and Asian Urbanism | A Collaborative Workshop

  This joint workshop between the Center for Asian Urbanism and the UW faculty cluster for Resilience in the Built Environment highlights the UW’s capacities to apply cultural context-specific expertise to problems of urbanization across the Pacific. Preceding the 75th Anniversary conference of the Association for Asian Studies in Seattle (March 31-April 3, 2016), the…

March 7, 2016

Sustainable City Year

A group of UW faculty is considering a university-community applied research and teaching program called Sustainable City Year. It originated at the U of Oregon and now many universities, including WWU, are running similar programs. The program pairs a city and a university with a budget of $200-300K each year paid by the partner city….

March 4, 2016

UW aids city of Seattle on open data initiative

If people find it easier to get data from the city of Seattle going forward, they can in part thank the University of Washington. A team of UW faculty members and doctoral students spent the past six months working with the city on a new open data policy unveiled last week by Mayor Ed Murray….

February 12, 2015

Dr. Han Seung-soo| Lecture on Climate change

On February 11 Dr. Han Seung-soo spoke at Architecture Hall on the effects of climate change. Dr. Han Seung-soo is a globally prominent figure who retains extensive experience and knowledge in the fields of international relations, economics and foreign affairs. He is highly respected as a national mentor in recognition of his contribution to the…

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