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Indianapolis Urban Design

During the summer of 2016 I’ve been working with a handful of graduate students in Ball State University’s Masters of Urban Design program in writing their Masters thesis projects.   1,901 more words

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Urban Developments, Castles, Danish Flags, and Family

While my study abroad experience was certainly enhanced by all the times I was lucky enough to trapeze through the rest of Europe, the real takeaways, personal revelations, and relationships were built in Copenhagen. 495 more words


"A lawn is nature under totalitarian rule"*...

The American house is growing. These days, the average new home encompasses 2,500 square feet, about 50 percent more area than the average house in the late 1970s, according to Census data.

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Urban Design

Urban Design

Assigned projects will involve research, analysis, and critiques of different elements of urban design. Use a combination of graphics and text to complete these assignments. 141 more words


A Brief History of Brooklyn: 1800-1850

General Jeremiah Johnson strode on the western end of an old American village bordering on the East River in 1800. The village, originally named “Breuckelen”, already had two hundred years of history under its belt. 4,171 more words


Dead Drops

One of the projects that lately have called my attention is the “Dead Drops” network. Basically, it takes a very old concept of information sharing for military purposes (hiding information in specific places that are only known by members of the same team). 331 more words

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Columbus wins DOT Smart City Challenge

The Department of Transportation has selected Columbus, Ohio as the winner of the Smart City Challenge. The winning city will receive a $50 million grant to fund the development and implementation of networked and “smart” transportation infrastructure. 273 more words