Each semester we set aside an evening for students from the workshop and studio courses to present their work to the UPP community. This is a great way to see what your fellow students have been working on all semester, learn something new, and show support for your classmates! Thursday, May 12 @ 6:30PM Faculty [...]
UPP Adjunct Associate Professor Stefan Al's book "Supertall: How the World's Tallest Buildings Are Reshaping Our Cities and Our Lives" was recently released by W. W. Norton & Company. Stephan is giving a free online book talk, sponsored by The Skyscraper Museum, on May 17. Click here for further details and to register.
UPP Professor Nicholas Bloom presented a Keynote Address at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies at the end of last month. Prof. Bloom also released "How the Next Phase of the Second Avenue Subway Can Build a Better East Harlem," in the Gotham Gazette (April 4, 2022).
Congratulations are in order for Lily B. Pollans, who has been granted a well-deserved promotion to the rank of Associate Professor of Urban Policy and Planning effective this coming fall.
UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti was quoted in a Gothamist article on Mayor Adams' first hundred days in office.
UPP Assistant Professor Lily Pollans was recently featured on an episode of Gastropod about food waste. Tune in for some trash talk!
Associate Professor Matthew Lasner was quoted in an article in New York magazine’s Curbed (“‘I’m Not Sure Whether I Wanted It to Go This Far’ A Fight Over Garden-bed Rotations and Democratic Living At One of the City’s Most Storied Co-ops") about rising tensions among the homeowners at Manhattan’s Penn South limited-equity cooperative.
UPP affiliated faculty members and CUNY Distinguished Professors Steffie Woolhandler and David Himmelstein's article, "Medicare for All Is Not Enough" was recently published in The Nation (March 31, 2022).
Join us on Wednesday, March 30th for a discussion on New York City housing policy with two experts from the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD). We will discuss the work HPD does to make the city more equitable and affordable, the development of housing policy under the new mayoral administration, and the intricacies [...]
UPP Assistant Professor Mehdi Heris’s recent paper was published in the Journal of Remote Sensing. In this paper, Prof. Heris and his co-authors assessed the accuracy of the Tree Cover layer of the National Land Cover Dataset. Many researchers use this dataset for various purposes, such as understanding how trees mitigate urban heat, improve air [...]