Georgia Tech Classes and Projects

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Georgia Tech Classes and Projects

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Exploring How Parents in Economically Depressed Communities Access Learning Resources (2014)
This qualitative study of parents in financially depressed communities in Westside Atlanta examines parents’ access to information technology and out-of-school learning resources through five dimensions of digital divide: technical apparatus,…

Conflict in Adair Park:  preserving neighborhood architecture and history and building affordable housing (2010)
In response to specific plans for the development of affordable housing in the area, members of Adair Park organized themselves to petition the City of Atlanta to adopt architectural standards that preserved the existing housing stock, and ensured…

University-Community Partnerships for Workforce Development (2015)
A study completed in Fall 2015 by Georgia Tech City Planning Master students. It focused on ways Georgia Tech policies can work in partnership with its neighboring communities in West Atlanta.

University-Community Partnerships for Workforce Development: Executive Summary (2015)
High unemployment, crime rates, and low educational
attainment, has yielded significant barriers to sustainable economic development within the Westside Community. In response to these issues, a study was conducted by the Georgia Tech City and…

A Plan for Industrial land and Sustainable Industry in the City of Atlanta: Background Information (2009)
The 
policy team
 researched ten 
case
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 range
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industrial 
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 policies 
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 Canada. This report will…

A Plan for Industrial Land and Sustainable Industry in the City of Atlanta: Final Report (2009)
Metro Atlanta and the City of Atlanta need a diversified economic base, where employment opportunities allow people of varying educational backgrounds to earn living wages. This paper concludes that a range of industry and firms are needed to create…

A Valuation of Historic District Designation in Atlanta (2014)
This paper explores the impact of historic designation on housing prices in Atlanta through a series of regression and spatial analyses in order to determine the dollar amount increase in property values, and how this varies across different…

Transit-Oriented Development: An Urban Design Assessment of Transit Stations in Atlanta (2013)
This paper will examine the potential for Atlanta’s MARTA stations to develop as TODs, according to commonly held definitions of TODs, especially to the work of Peter Calthorpe

Cross-disciplinary Planning and Design Framework Studio (Spring 2014)
This studio focused on the West End Business District as anchored by the West End MARTA station and ample interstate access. It explored prospects with the West End business and residential communities, in terms of a more effective multimodal…