The past few decades have seen the emergence of megacities--that is, the merging of several metropolitan areas into megapolitan urban forms. This has occurred in the eastern
Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Recent evidence shows that many more megacities are now emerging; for example, some contend that an urban triangle (a new urban form) is developing in
The Texas Triangle (which includes the Dallas/Fort Worth,
We conducted two interdisciplinary graduate-level classes to gather information, analyze it, and use it as a basis for beginning to plan and design for the enormous growth expected in the Texas Triangle. The students collected an unprecedented amount of data on the Triangle, then used the techniques on land suitability analysis to create development templates that would improve the area’s future growth patterns. It was interesting to draw conclusions for interdisciplinary design studios using real-world projects.