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TechniCity eBook

Check out the newly released TechniCity eBook!  In this eBook we outline the TechniCity Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) that was conducted in the Spring of 2013. The eBook can be used as an introduction and guidebook for the course … Continue reading

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Excellent TechniCity 2013 Student Projects

The following are the top 25 student projects as selected by the TechniCity instructors.  There were many, many great projects overall!  Click on the title to read more about the project. Name Project Agata Ruchlewicz-Dzianach L Spot App Anellina Chirico … Continue reading

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Google Glass for Planning

I’ve just been getting familiar with my new pair of Google Glass. I’m part of a team of four at Virginia Tech (along with Ralph Hall, Brian Mathews, and Peter Sforza a.k.a Glass Explorers) who plan to experiment with, and … Continue reading

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TechniCity by the numbers…

TechniCity examined how cities are changing through the integration and infrastructure of technology. Students learned how to use technology to engage with the public to support decision-making and improve their cities. Students examined tools for analyzing the city and actively … Continue reading

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Housing Policy Debate Annual Paper Competition

Housing Policy Debate (HPD) announces its 2013 paper competition. HPD provides a venue for original research relating to U.S. housing policy. Subjects include affordable housing policy, fair housing policy, land use regulations influencing housing affordability, metropolitan development trends, and linkages … Continue reading

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City Research Genome Project

This project will map the scholarly products (books, book chapters, journal articles, etc.) of all 850+ academics currently teaching and researching in city planning programs in the U.S. The map is constructed by connecting co-cited materials to illustrate the network … Continue reading

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CityWorks (X)po

Tom Sanchez talks about technology and cities at CityWorks (X)po in Roanoke, VA.

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