Metropolis and Mobility
Fall 2012 (1) | Fall 2012 (2) | Fall 2012 (3) | Fall 2012 (4) |
Tactical Urbanism In the fall semester of 2012, Industrial design and urban planning students completed DIY Urbanism projects for the center city of Covington to make it a more vibrant place. DIY Urbanism projects were successfully held in downtown Covington throughout November 2012 such as Covington’s First Urban Golf Tournament, Activating the Dark, Covington Monster Mash and more.
Inquiry to Innovation In the fall semester of 2012, interdisciplinary students in Engineering, Industrial Design, Biomedical Engineering and Communications completed a course offered by UC Forward. The students observed issues that were happening around campus such as increasing the communication between the University’s Student Government and the respective student body, providing more efficient access to the University to alleviate parking problems and finding solutions to alleviate the littering phenomena and move out day.
In the fall semester of 2012, engineering students examined issues surrounding urban transportation and in addition studied environmental and construction issues. The students did background research and case studies about diverse transportation alternatives for their final project that will be delivered next semester. This winter course in 2013 will be an interdisciplinary course with the Urban Planning students.