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Alternative Futures For Dalton Wells, Mary Oliver May 2019

Alternative Futures For Dalton Wells, Mary Oliver

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Visitation to the Moab region has increased significantly in recent years, causing campgrounds near town to be consistently full. The Dalton Wells area, a recreation area off Highway 191 just north of Moab, has become an especially popular place for dispersed camping, as it is free and in close proximity to town. Dalton Wells does not have the infrastructure or management necessary to support the current number of visitors, straining the site’s fragile desert ecosystem. The site also hosts a dinosaur quarry and the foundations of a historic CCC camp. These resources are unmaintained and at risk of pillaging ...


Back Cover Jan 2019

Back Cover

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Cartoon Corner, Blaze Skyra, Eduardo (Dedé) Rocha Jan 2019

Cartoon Corner, Blaze Skyra, Eduardo (Dedé) Rocha

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Theses And Professional Projects: 2017/2018 Ay Jan 2019

Theses And Professional Projects: 2017/2018 Ay

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For fulfilment of the MCRP degree at Cal Poly’s CRP department, the student may choose between developing a thesis or a professional project, or a specific individual project in a final planning studio. The following abstracts are from master’s theses and projects defended in the 2017/2018 AY. They are available upon request. Most can be download from Cal Poly’s Kennedy Library at http://digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/theses


Learning From California: Highlights From Crp Studios 2017/2018 Ay Jan 2019

Learning From California: Highlights From Crp Studios 2017/2018 Ay

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Conversations With Alumni: Kevin Valente, Kevin Valente Jan 2019

Conversations With Alumni: Kevin Valente, Kevin Valente

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Conversations With Alumni: Ray Hashimoto, Ray Hashimoto Jan 2019

Conversations With Alumni: Ray Hashimoto, Ray Hashimoto

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Urban Design Workshop In Lisbon - Summer 2018, Vicente Del Rio, Diogo Mateus Jan 2019

Urban Design Workshop In Lisbon - Summer 2018, Vicente Del Rio, Diogo Mateus

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The CRP Department has a long established relationship with the Departamento de Urbanismo at the Universidade Lusofona, Lisbon, and over the years there has been various short-term programs between the institutions. In the Summer 2018, the authors coordinated a two-week-long urban design workshop that included study visits to Lisbon neighborhoods and the development of urban design ideas for an area in the Alvalade neighborhood.


Studying Urbanism In Copenhagen, Laura Traffenstedt, Justin Wong Jan 2019

Studying Urbanism In Copenhagen, Laura Traffenstedt, Justin Wong

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Travelling and learning from other places, cultures, and experiences is a fundamental aspect of education. Copenhagen, Denmark's progressive capital and one of Europe's most livable cities, has long been a laboratory for sustainable planning and design ideas. Seniors Laura Traffenstedt and Justin Wong comment on their experiences studying urbanism in Copenhagen at the Danish Institute for Study Abroad - DIS.


Envisioning A Future For Dinuba: Revitalizing Downtown And The Railroad Corridor, Vicente Del Rio, Hemalata C. Dandekar Jan 2019

Envisioning A Future For Dinuba: Revitalizing Downtown And The Railroad Corridor, Vicente Del Rio, Hemalata C. Dandekar

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During the Spring Quarter 2018, a graduate and an undergraduate studio run by Hemalata Dandekar and Vicente del Rio, respectively, collaborated with Dinuba, a small town in California's Central Valley. Responding to a request from the city manager, the students were charged with envisioning how to redesign and revitalize the city's downtown and the abutting under-developed and under-utilized railroad corridor.


Planning For Sea Level Rise: Redevelopment Concepts For San Francisco's Embarcadero, Hemalata C. Dandekar, Vicente Del Rio Jan 2019

Planning For Sea Level Rise: Redevelopment Concepts For San Francisco's Embarcadero, Hemalata C. Dandekar, Vicente Del Rio

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In the Fall Quarter 2017, the third-year urban design studio run by the authors collaborated with San Francisco's Port Authority in developing ideas for how the city's Embarcadero waterfront could be redeveloped to its full potential, enhancing livability and preparing for sea-level rise. The thirty-two students, organized into six teams, developed plans and ideas for different sectors, as highlighted in these pages.


Urban Water Scarcity In Sana'a, Yemen, Aliza Herzberg Jan 2019

Urban Water Scarcity In Sana'a, Yemen, Aliza Herzberg

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This essay is based on Aliza Herberg's final paper for the CRP Department's Cities in a Global World taught by Dr. Laura Tate in the Winter quarter of 2018. Open to all majors, the class explores the social and economic implications of urbanization and the international political economy on global cities, such as authenticity, gentrification, migration, social and environmental justice, and urban security. Students also assess global challenges through specific case studies, such as the one discussed by Aliza in this essay.


Designing For A Driverless Future In Downtown San Luis Obispo, Amir Hajrasouliha, Erik Anderson, Miles Barker, Kent Harrison, Edgar Hernandez, Sarah Howland, Madilyn Jacobsen, Justin Klaparda, Erin Kraft, Cara Meche, Mark Pasanen, Leeza Segal, Dustin Stiffler, Elizabeth Yee, Qijun Zeng Jan 2019

Designing For A Driverless Future In Downtown San Luis Obispo, Amir Hajrasouliha, Erik Anderson, Miles Barker, Kent Harrison, Edgar Hernandez, Sarah Howland, Madilyn Jacobsen, Justin Klaparda, Erin Kraft, Cara Meche, Mark Pasanen, Leeza Segal, Dustin Stiffler, Elizabeth Yee, Qijun Zeng

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The graduate class CRP 512 Introduction to Visual Communication and GIS, focuses on skill development in visual communications and GIS through a planning exercise. In the Winter quarter of 2018, the class was assigned the re-design of two blocks in downtown San Luis Obispo. The students focused on developing visions and design ideas for a future with autonomous vehicles.


Variations On City Form, Carlos Almeida Jan 2019

Variations On City Form, Carlos Almeida

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Carlos Almeida is a Portuguese-American architect licensed and accredited in the European Union with more than 30 years of experience in four continents. FOCUS publishes a series of his line-drawings that represent his poetic explorations of urban forms. An accomplished graphic artist, Carlos collaborates constantly with the Urban Sketchers group (see his work at http://carlos-almeida.com/en).


Some Thoughts On Urban Sketching, Filipa O. Antunes Jan 2019

Some Thoughts On Urban Sketching, Filipa O. Antunes

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The CRP department recognizes the importance of sketching as graphic thinking and a means to learn from what we see. Filipa Antunes, a renowned urban sketcher and artist who recently exhibited at the Louvre in Paris, presents some thoughts on how she approaches sketching as both a rational and an emotional process. All illustrations in this article are by the author. Follow Filipa's work at https://www.facebook.com/DesenhoFilipaOliveiraAntunes/


Lost Spaces As Hidden Assets: A Reflection On A Current Design Issue, Amir Hajrasouliha Jan 2019

Lost Spaces As Hidden Assets: A Reflection On A Current Design Issue, Amir Hajrasouliha

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University campuses face two common problems: lack of facilities for the expanding enrolment numbers, and inadequate spaces for the changing education and recreational needs. Based on his expertise and research, Amir Hajrasouliha discusses the potential of adapting left-over campus open spaces to respond to these needs, adapting their physical and technological capabilities to encourage multiple academic and non-academic functions.


Streets Are Not Enough: The Introverted Block As A Neglected Type, Ivor Samuels, Anna A. Kantarek Jan 2019

Streets Are Not Enough: The Introverted Block As A Neglected Type, Ivor Samuels, Anna A. Kantarek

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Modernism in planning and urban design led to the erosion of the traditional city's morphology. Samuels and Kantarek use the plan for Nowa Huta, a 1949 new town near Krakow, to point out the problems related to the introvert block, particularly walkability, connectivity, and the lack of direct entrances to the residences from the street. The introvert block type evolved into present-day gated communities.


Attitudes Toward Preservation And Management Of Historic Religious Sites: A Study Of Three Missions In California, Daniel Levi, Vicente Del Rio Jan 2019

Attitudes Toward Preservation And Management Of Historic Religious Sites: A Study Of Three Missions In California, Daniel Levi, Vicente Del Rio

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The public meaning and the appropriate social uses of historical sites are fundamental for their preservation. Levi and del Rio discuss the results of an attitude survey of three California Missions. The respondents' perception their authenticity, the appropriateness of their uses, and the acceptance of modifications have important implications for planning and management.


From Food Consumption To Eating Awareness, Barbara Ribeiro Jan 2019

From Food Consumption To Eating Awareness, Barbara Ribeiro

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Working on her research towards a doctorate, Barbara Ribeiro discusses the importance of introducing sustainable and inclusive food processes in cities. A methodology for planning and designing urban food forestry in public spaces is explored through proposals for two parks in the city of Auckland.


Form-Based Design Standards For Smaller Communities, Randall Arendt Jan 2019

Form-Based Design Standards For Smaller Communities, Randall Arendt

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An active professional and prolific author, Randall Arendt has just produced an all-new and greatly expanded edition of his best-selling book Rural by Design - Planning for Town and Country, first published by the APA and now available through Routledge. The book's updated edition includes 80 percent new material, nearly 900 images, and was written to be relevant to large towns, small cities, and rural communities.


Connecting The Dots: Campus Form, Student Perceptions, And Academic Performance, Amir Hajrasouliha Jan 2019

Connecting The Dots: Campus Form, Student Perceptions, And Academic Performance, Amir Hajrasouliha

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The influence of the built environment on people's behavior and performance is a traditional study topic in urban design. In this article, Amir Hajrasouliha discusses the role of the campus physical environment in student perceptions and in their performance and graduation rates through an investigation of 23 CSU campuses and a survey of 446 students. The author demonstrates that both objective and perceived measures are significantly associated with student academic performance.


A Qualitative Analysis Of An Age Friendly Community Initiative, Alex Quintero Jan 2019

A Qualitative Analysis Of An Age Friendly Community Initiative, Alex Quintero

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In this article, Alex Quintero discusses an age-friendly community initiative in Tallahassee, Florida where, although the planning process allowed information to be gathered efficiently, inclusion of a wider public wsa prevented by the narrow approach, lack of resources, centralized decision-making, and strategic selection of stakeholders. The author concludes by noting that existing partnerships can be used to broaden citizen involvement and ensure inclusive foundations for age-friendly initiatives to become solidified in the political, economic, and built enviromnent.


Resilient Design Symposium: State Of The Art & Emerging Issues For The Built Environment, William Siembieda, Margot Mcdonald Jan 2019

Resilient Design Symposium: State Of The Art & Emerging Issues For The Built Environment, William Siembieda, Margot Mcdonald

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City And Regional Planning Department 50th Anniversary, William Howard, Linda C. Dalton, William Siembieda, Hemalata C. Dandekar Jan 2019

City And Regional Planning Department 50th Anniversary, William Howard, Linda C. Dalton, William Siembieda, Hemalata C. Dandekar

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Eulogy For Alumna Sierra Russell Jan 2019

Eulogy For Alumna Sierra Russell

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A Planner's Perspective: Retirement, Chris Clark Jan 2019

A Planner's Perspective: Retirement, Chris Clark

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Notes From The Editor, Vicente Del Rio Jan 2019

Notes From The Editor, Vicente Del Rio

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A Note From The Department Head, Michael R. Boswell Jan 2019

A Note From The Department Head, Michael R. Boswell

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Editorial Board Jan 2019

Editorial Board

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Table Of Contents Jan 2019

Table Of Contents

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