Rutgers Team Wins HUD’s Innovation in Affordable Housing Competition

Students redesigned an existing public housing development to connect residents with each other and their neighborhood A team of Rutgers graduate students created an award-winning proposal to turn an aging public housing development in Ohio into a vibrant community, where residents can interact in public spaces and on their front porches, backyards and playgrounds and […]

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Urban planner: Macon silent on visual preference survey results

Anton Nelessen, a professor of urban planning and design at Rutgers University, conducted the survey, as he has in 167 cities in the United States and many others around the world. Nelessen recalls resistance bordering on hostility to his work in Macon. He heard the words “communist plot” in reference to his efforts. For that […]

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NSF to present EJB’s Arctic Planning Studio Project, July 25

On Thursday, July 25, the National Science Foundation will host Sustainable Arctic Villages and Oil Development: Planning to Avoid the Natural Resources Curse, a presentation of the Bloustein School’s recent Arctic Planning Studio project, “Community Impact of Moving Oil to Market.” The presentation will be available online by webcast. Instructions for viewing the webcast are included […]

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