Open ITC lecture by Prof. Dr. Earl G. Bossard, San Jose State University, USA
Envisioning Neighbourhoods: GIS Information Design to Facilitate Understanding Places
Dr. Bossard served from 1972 to 2009 as a Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at San Jose State University in San Jose, CA. He has a Ph.D. degree in City Planning from Harvard and B.S. and M.S. degrees in Economics from the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee. Dr. Bossard has been a member of the American Planning Association for several decades and have A.I.C.P. certification. He is finishing a book for ESRI Press entitled “Envisioning Neighbourhoods Using Multiple GIS Maps”. It provides examples of finding and understanding neighbourhoods with particular characteristics in northern California. Neighbourhood sought include those that can fulfill the suburban American dream, and more sustainable alternatives such as having transit-oriented development (TOD), urban hip neighbourhoods for creative class professionals, and sustainable urban development with bicycle friendly characteristics. Professor Bossard travels overland to The Netherlands from China, where he is currently teaching.
|Event starts:||Thursday 20 May 2010 at 15:45|
|Event ends:||Thursday 20 May 2010 at 16:30|
|Organized by:||PGM Dept.|
|City where event takes place:||Enschede|