URBAN DESIGN STUDIO II: The Regional Studio Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

URBAN DESIGN STUDIO II: The Regional Studio

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Important Links and Internet Resources

http://senseable.mit.edu/trashtrack/
Carlo Ratti projet MIT – Senseable City Trash‐Track

http://neil‐smith.net/wp‐content/uploads/2009/10/nature‐as‐accumulation‐strategy.pdf
Neil Smith article on nature/capitalism

http://www.nyc.gov/html/records/html/govpub/sanit1.shtml
DOS articles and downloads

http://www.gothamgazette.com/print/3257
News on Fresh Kills Closing

http://www.usccr.gov/pubs/envjust/main.htm
Environmental Justice and NIMBY

http://static.london.gov.uk/mayor/environment/waste/docs/waste‐design.pdf
Arup consulting – designing for Waste‐LONDON

http://www.seas.columbia.edu/earth/wtert/sofos/eec‐export‐0201052.pdf
Ben Miller and Columbia University

http://www.nycgarbage.com/
Garbage as a commodity

http://www.worldchanging.com/archives/002733.html
Garbage as a landscaping/ building material

http://www.sundancechannel.com/sunfiltered/2010/01/sundance‐environmental‐films‐materials‐waste‐and‐pollution/
Reviews and information of films about waste

http://www.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1870162_1822148,00.html
China’s electronic waste village photo essay

http://www.trashpatch.org/_/home.html
Plastic waste in the Pacific Ocean

http://www.anothercupdevelopment.org/projects/detail/35/description
New York City grid of water pipes
See also: Sewer in a Suitcase CUP project

http://www.anothercupdevelopment.org/news
CUP Teaching Artist Douglas Paulson and students from the BCCP’s afterschool program at Walt Whitman Middle School
looked deep into the emptiness and investigated hidden uses, ownership patterns, and alternate futures for the lots right
near their school.

http://www.aupnyc.org/
Academy of Urban Planning (AUP) is a New Visions high school based in Bushwick, Brooklyn. AUP’s urban planning themebased
curriculum draws students out of the classroom and into their communities using New York City as a laboratory.

New York Times Articles

http://www.nytimes.com/1996/06/30/magazine/recycling‐is‐garbage.html
Important article on economics of recycle (note year 1996)

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/16/business/16trash.html
The story of Zhang Yin (Richest women in China)

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/02/nyregion/02garbage.html
Regional export of NYC waste

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/14/magazine/14search‐t.html
Wasted digital storage space – Data centers

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/04/science/earth/04newtown.html
Newtown Creek Oil Spills History

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/04/arts/design/04maker.html
Community ideas on how to deal with decay in city ‐ Detroit

Background Information Waste

http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/07/12/ask‐a‐garbologist/
Anthropologist in residence for the department of sanitation

http://www.anothercupdevelopment.org/resources/
Center for Urban Pedagogy CUP ‐ Resources

http://www.seas.columbia.edu/earth/wtert/
Waste to energy resource and technology council – Columbia University

http://www.energy.columbia.edu/
Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy (LCSE) – Columbia University

http://www.surcenter.org/
The central mission of the SUR is the quantification of greenhouse gas emissions from solid waste management practices
and the advancement of the best means for sustainable waste management and resource utilization, in the U.S. and
globally.

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