New Eco Urban Lab to build smarter, cleaner cities

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Georgia Tech and Tongji University in Shanghai, China recently teamed up to launch the Eco Urban Lab, an international partnership to build smarter, cleaner cities in world experiencing rapid urbanization. Associate professor Perry Yang of Georgia Tech's College of Architecture will co-lead the new lab which will focus on urban modeling, benchmarking the city performance, and studying issues of rapid urban transition. The partnership that began with student and faculty exchanges in 2010 became official following a visit to Shanghai by Yang and the dean of Georgia Tech’s College of Architecture, Steve French. The two universities will co-organize the International Conference on Ecological Urban Systems this December in Shanghai. 

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ecological urban design, perry yang, shanghai, steve french, Tongji University
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  • Created By: Kyle James
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  • Created On: Jan 29, 2014 - 10:34am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:26pm