MetroGrowth Events

Study Space to Explore Warsaw in June 2015

Study Space VIII, a weeklong intensive workshop sponsored by Georgia State University College of Law’s Center for the Comparative Study for Metropolitan Growth, will take place at the University of Warsaw’s Foundation Centre of Disputes and Conflicts Resolution at the Faculty of Law… more »

Study Space VIII: Warsaw

Posted On November 25, 2013

Phoenix Cities:  Urban Recovery and Resilience in the Wake of Conflict, Crisis and Disaster Past Programs Panama’s Explosive Urban Growth (La Ciudad de Panama, Panama 2007) Property, the Environment, and Cultural Diversity in Colombia (Bogota, Colombia 2008) Private and Public Lands in the Post-Colonial North American West (Denver, Colorado 2008) The Use and Control… more »

2013 Events

Posted On October 25, 2013
Categories MetroGrowth Events

Planning for Disaster: Place, Population, Culture and the Environment (March 31-April 5)

This Study Space Program took place in Istanbul,  Study Space is a weeklong intensive workshop, in which scholars from a variety of disciplines come together with government and private sector professionals to develop solutions to legal, social and policy challenges being faced in… more »

2012 Events

Posted On November 25, 2012
Categories MetroGrowth Events

Land Use Law, Housing and Discrimination in European Cities (Nov. 7, 2012)

Dr. Juli Ponce Sole, Professor of Law and Vice Dean at the University of Barcelona, presented to the Urban Fellows students and faculty.  He is an expert on urban law and policy, especially on affordable housing issues.

Doing So Much with So Little:… more »

Study Space VI in Istanbul

The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth at Georgia State University College of Law is co-sponsoring Study Space VI, “Planning for Disaster: Place, Population, Culture and the Environment” from March 31–April 6 in Istanbul.

At the weeklong workshop, scholars and government and private sector professionals work together to develop solutions to the host… more »

Central Atlanta Progress Speaks to Urban Fellows

Jennifer Ball, vice president of planning and economic development for Central Atlanta Progress, discussed the overall plan and vision for downtown Atlanta at the first Urban Fellows breakfast on Aug. 28.

Ball began by briefly describing Central Atlanta Progress’s overall plan for Atlanta. At the heart of this plan is the Imagine Downtown initiative, a… more »

Juergensmeyer Co-Writes TDR Handbook

ATLANTA – Georgia State University College of Law Professor Julian Conrad Juergensmeyer has co-written the first handbook on the Transfer of Development Rights programs.

TDR programs are an innovative planning tool, enabling the preservation of open spaces, historical sites or buildings, and farmland by shifting the development rights on those parcels to other parcels… more »

Guest Speaker on Atlanta Housing Market

ATLANTA – Dr. Chris Nelson, a nationally known expert in metropolitan growth and urban planning, will present “This is Not Your Parents’ Housing Market:  How Demographic, Economic, Financial, and Preference Drivers Will Change Atlanta’s Housing Market Forever,” at noon Tuesday, March 13, at the Georgia State University College of Law.

Dr. Nelson will… more »

 
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