Urban Sustainability Design Expo

Sponsored by Urban Studies, Earth Systems


Wednesday, December 3, 2014
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
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Where - Building 550
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What makes for a sustainable city? As the world's urban population surges, the growth and evolution of cities will be a key challenge for the developed and developing world alike.

Hear from international experts in a series of Lightning Talks and view Projects and Prototypes created by teams from Stanford University, Tsinghua University in China, and ESSEC (École Supérieure des Sciences Économiques et Commerciales) in France, and UC Berkeley.

Projects include: urban bicycling, cultural heritage preservation, food systems, and electric vehicles.

Project Presentations 12-2 PM (Studio 1), Lightning Chats 2-5 PM (Concept Car Studio), Guided Exhibits all day

Lightning chat speakers include:

OpenIDEO - Community Renewable Energy Challenge

Tzu Chi Foundation & DaAi Technologies - Turning Bottles into Blankets: Grassroots neighborhood recycling initiatives in Taiwan

City of Oakland - Chief Resilience Officer, Victoria Salinas

Mapbox - Fragmented Space and Transit in the Bay Area

Kapital Creation - *SNEAK PEAK* A Beijing State of Mind, documentary film

Handmade in America - Developing Regional Arts/Culture Clusters

Clarity (UC Berkeley) - Personalized air quality monitoring
Techsoup Global - Designing Sustainable Learning for NGOs

Design for Everyday Social Good
- Fostering Inclusion through Connection and Reciprocity

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