For those who are interested in the more design-oriented areas of urban planning, UEP offers two courses taught by Christine Cousineau, who also works in Harvard’s campus planning office. At the end of her classes, students complete a group project working on the design of a particular site in the Greater Boston area. One project this spring proposed a mixed-use development for a site in Somerville’s Union Square, at 346 Somerville Ave. The team, which included Nick Welch ’13 and several other Tufts students, studied the five parcels on the site and produced a report whose recommendations integrate affordable housing, a mix of commercial and residential uses, and green design principles.
- Democracy Now’s Juan González: Upcoming Film Screening January 5, 2015
- UEP Colloquium: Inclusive and Equitable Economic Development and Community-Driven Planning December 5, 2014
- Incomplete Streets: New Book by Julian Agyeman December 5, 2014
- Environmental Justice Executive Order Signed November 28, 2014
- The Week at UEP: Student Group Meetings November 22, 2014
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