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Formerly known as the College of Architecture

Eco Urban Lab Opening and Presentation of the Georgia Tech /Tongji Exchange Program for degrees: Shanghai 2015-2016

About Eco Urban Lab

Georgia Tech and Tongji University in Shanghai, China recently teamed up to launch the Eco Urban Lab, an international partnership to build smarter, cleaner cities in world experiencing rapid urbanization. Associate professor Perry Yang of Georgia Tech's College of Architecture will co-lead the new lab which will focus on urban modeling, benchmarking the city performance, and studying issues of rapid urban transition. The partnership that began with student and faculty exchanges in 2010 became official following visitations to Shanghai by faculty including the former Dean Alan Balfour, Perry Yang, Richard Dagenhart and Ellen Dunham-Jones as well as the Dean of Georgia Tech’s College of Architecture, Steve French to kick it off in January 2014 in Shanghai. More details can be found in the links:

http://www.globalatlanta.com/article/26728/georgia-tech-to-help-china-build-cleaner-smarter-cities/

http://www.planning.gatech.edu/ecodesign

About Georgia Tech –Tongji Exchange Program for degree: Shanghai 2015-2016

The College of Architecture and Urban Planning (CAUP) at Tongji University in Shanghai China invites graduate students from Georgia Tech to pursue a degree program there based on Georgia Tech –Tongji bilateral agreement. Students will be subject to Tongji admission procedures and academic regulation. Both degree programs require one calendar year and the completion of the master degree thesis at Tongji. Georgia Tech students in the Master of Architecture Program or Master of City and Regional Planning Program can earn the Master of Architecture (MArch) or Master of Urban Planning (MUP) degree from Tongji respectively, in a two-semester program of study (originally designed as a 5 semesters MArch or MUP program. Tongji University has offered scholarship opportunities and housing benefits to Georgia Tech students in previous years.

More detailed information will be presented in the welcome reception at 10am and 2pm on the 19th of August Tuesday at the Eco Urban Lab at the third floor of Architecture West, COA.

Event Time: 

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 10:00 to 16:00

Location: 

3rd Floor End Corridor, Architecture West, COA

Author: 

Jessie Brandon