• Re-envisioning Airport Boulevard 

    Riley, Chris (2012-11-01)
    Austin City Councilman Chris Riley presents the case for redeveloping the section of Austin's Airport Boulevard between N. Lamar Boulevard and I-35 as a pedestrian-friendly mix of residences and commercial establishments.
  • Reading the Italian city 

    Milovanovic-Bertram, Smilja (2013-02-25)
    Students in the UT School of Architecture's Study in Italy program were assigned to design a new community center for host city Castiglion Fiorentino. This slideshow presents a selection of student works, including models ...
  • Regional and historic standards of comfort 

    Kamholz, Jenna; Storer, Lisa (2011-06-14)
    A look at comfort, and the differences in our definitions and expectations of comfort through history and across cultures. This paper also considers the impact of technological advances in air conditioning on the perception ...
  • Renovating Suburbia 

    Kleon, Meghan; Moore, Steven (2012-08-23)
    A study in community sustainability by the UT Austin School of Architecture in collaboration with the George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center. The study is documented in three phases, with each phase outlined ...
  • Space Node Place 

    Galloway, Ross (2011-08-16)
    What makes a place a place? This paper examines space and nodes as concepts and discusses how they play into the way the human mind constructs a sense of place. It also discusses the importance of these concepts in the ...
  • Standards in sustainable landscape architecture 

    Bean, Cayce; Yang, Chia-Hui (2011-10-25)
    This paper examines how the principles of sustainability may be applied to the field of landscape architecture. It gives a brief history of the Sustainable Sites Initiative and the guidelines and benchmarks developed by ...
  • Standards of human comfort: relative and absolute 

    Fincher, Warren; Boduch, Michael (2011-10-25)
    An examination of the factors that affect the quality of comfort in an architectural environment, including temperature, lighting, humidity, and air quality. The paper also considers the variability of individual and ...
  • Sustainable cities 

    Burdett, Ricky (2012-02-23)
    Ricky Burdett is Professor of Urban Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and director of LSE Cities and the Urban Age programme. In this lecture he gives a general overview of the ongoing ...
  • Sustainable cities: 21st century strategies for inhabitable urban regions 

    Bean, Cayce; Maddox, Randy; Ward, Natalie (2011-08-16)
    An examination of strategies for limiting the conditions that will cause urban areas to reach a point of unsustainability. These conditions include urban sprawl, infrastructure (particularly modes of transportation), and ...
  • Thermal performance in mid/large buildings : in hot, humid climates 

    Galloway, Ross; Brown, Meredith (2011-08-16)
    This paper presents on overview of several vernacular and passive strategies as an alternative to the standard HVAC system. It examines the performance demands of large buildings in Austin, Texas and addresses several ...
  • Time 

    Boduch, Michael; Fincher, Warren (2011-10-25)
    This paper investigates the nature of time with a particular emphasis on how humans relate to time, both as an abstract concept and as a phenomenon integral to existence. It examines how we measure time, how time factors ...
  • Traditional and innovative cooling systems: Energy efficient, alternative strategies for thermal comfort 

    Maddox, Randy; Montry, Matthew (2011-08-24)
    This paper describes some fundamental features of conventional AC technology, and explores innovative strategies and AC system types that use alternative forms of energy and/or are designed for greater energy efficiency.
  • Transit oriented development 

    Lang, Werner; Wang, Wilfried; Bader, Stefan (The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture Center for Sustainable Development, 2012-02-10)
    Students in the School of Architecture's Fall 2009 Advanced Design Studio on Sustainable Architecture were asked to design a railway station that would serve as a central hub for the Austin metro area's proposed high-speed ...
  • Urban Ecological Design Process / NOOS: Not Only One Solution 

    Steiner, Frederick R. (2012-11-05)
    Dr. Steiner discusses concepts and models of the planning process applied by other practitioners of urban design, then launches into an introduction to the approach to the planning process that he and co-author Danilo ...
  • UT digital repository: Meadows Foundation funded projects collection contents, 2/27/2013 

    Carter, Robert (2013-03-05)
    Supplement to the final report on the project Ensuring Access in Perpetuity to Sustainability Content Using the University of Texas Digital Repository, listing the contents of the Meadows Foundation Funded Projects collection ...