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Future Cities Symposium - The Built & Natural Environment

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April 3, 2017

Several departments from across UT Austin are participating in a two-part Future Cities Symposium. Hosted by the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, this cross-campus collaboration will feature a panel of faculty experts who will explore the social, environmental and technical aspects of future cities.

The Built Environment
Tuesday, April 11
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
ECJ 1.202

Allan Shearer, School of Architecture
“Archaria 2035: A Scenario of a Fragile City”

Sarah Brayne, Department of Sociology
“Policing the Digital City”

Katherine Lieberknecht, School of Architecture
“Water Cities, City Watersheds”

R. Alan Covey, Department of Anthropology
“Ruining the City of the Future: Archeology, Heritage and the Constraints of the Past for Urban Planning”

Moderators:
Christian Claudel, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Kasey Faust, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

The Natural Environment
Tuesday, April 25
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
ECJ 1.202

Robert Young, School of Architecture
“Building the Living City”

Erika Bsumek, Department of History
“Native Americans and Engineers: A Different Perspective on Water, Land and Glen Canyon Dam"

Carlos Ramos, Department of Geography & the Environment
“Land Use Patterns and Coral Reef Degradation in the Eastern Caribbean”

Lucy Atkinson, Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations
“How Consumers and the Marketplace Respond to Issues of Sustainability”

Moderators:
Josh Apte, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Zoltan Nagy, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

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