Elisabeth Hamin Principle Investigator and Author United Nations Habitat Program
Elisabeth Hamin is principle investigator and author United Nations Habitat Program, with Hartmut Fünfgeld (RMIT Australia and Willemien Faling (U. of Pretoria, SA). Project: Developing education modules for Habitat’s Cities and Climate Change Academy: Strengthening Urban Climate Change Education Program.
Regional Planning Studio Students Develop Chapter
Regional Planning studio students develop Climate Adaptation chapter for the Marshfield Master Plan.
Jack Ahern publishes Water Centric Sustainable Communities
Jack Ahern publishes Water Centric Sustainable Communities: Planning, Retrofitting and Building the Next Urban Environment, John Wiley & Sons.
Fabos Symposium 2013
April 12-13, 2013
UMass Amherst hosts the Fabos Symposium 2013, with leadership from Robert Ryan and Mark Lindhult; attendees from 29 countries will come together for three days in April to advance the practice and theory of regional greenway planning.
Frank Sleegers Receives "Best Full Length Paper Award" by the Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA)
Frank Sleegers awarded "Best Full Length Paper Award" by the Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) for his 2012 conference paper Retrofit Infiltration Systems Along Urban streets – A Design-Based Methodology To Compare Aesthetic Values.
LARP Faculty Participate in National Science Foundation IGERT Program
Elisabeth Hamin (co-PI), Robert Ryan and Henry Renski participate in interdsciplinary student training and research for the National Science Foundation IGERT program. Erin Baker, PI. “Offshore Wind Energy Engineering, Environmental Science, and Policy.” Amount: $3,200,000.
Ethan Carr Publishes Book Chapter on Urban National Parks
Ethan Carr publishes a book chapter on urban national parks: “Two Gateways: The First U.S. Urban National Parks,” in Gateway: Visions for an Urban National Park (Alexander Brash, et al., eds., New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2012)
Regional Planning Doctoral Student Li Na’s Dissertation Funded by The Dr. Stephen Speisman Bursary
Regional Planning Doctoral student Li Na’s dissertation Preserving Urban Landscapes as Public History - A Qualitative Study of Kensington Market, Toronto is funded by The Dr. Stephen Speisman Bursary from Ontario Jewish Archives. Access: http://scholarworks.umass.edu/open_access_dissertations/341/
Elizabeth Brabec: Using Locative Media in Heritage Landscapes
Elizabeth Brabec: Using Locative Media in Heritage Landscapes: A review of current practice (with Gordon McLennan), Association of Critical Heritage Studies Conference, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden. (2012)
Flavia Montenegro-Menzes Participated in UNESCO/WHC Sponsored Course
Flavia Montenegro-Menzes: Participated as a resource person for the ICCROM (International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property) course on the Conservation of Built Heritage, sponsored by UNESCO/WHC (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization /World Heritage Centre). The course took place in Rome from March 2–April 27 2012.