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April 04 2012

(The GRID Blogger) Nazlı Ödevci: Istanbul, Turkey

April 4th, 2012Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Nazlı Ödevci in Istanbul, Turkey. Nazlı Ödevci is a recent graduate of Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden with an M.Sc.in Design for Sustainable Development in Architecture. She holds a B.S. in Architecture from Istanbul Technical University in Istanbul, Turkey. Currently, Nazlı is studying for her […]

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April 03 2012

(The GRID Blogger) Lily Mathews: Providence, Rhode Island

April 3rd, 2012Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Lillian Mathews from Providence, Rhode Island. Lillian (Lily) Mathews is a senior at Brown University pursuing a B.A. in Environmental Studies (Honors), where she focuses on Urban Sustainability and Land Use issues. For the past year, she has designed and implemented an arts-based gardening site at […]

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April 02 2012

(The GRID Blogger) Miriam Ansorena: Zarautz, Spain

April 2nd, 2012Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Miriam Ansorena from Zarautz, Spain. Miriam Ansorena holds a Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Navarre, in Spain. She currently lives in Spain, but in the past she has lived in Copenhagen, Denmark and Glasgow, Scotland. Strongly concerned about the environment, she works full-time […]

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April 02 2012

(The GRID Blogger) Akua Nyame-Mensah: Olympia, Washington

April 2nd, 2012Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Akua Nyame-Mensah in Olympia, Washington. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A but raised in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire and Tunis, Tunisia, Akua Nyame-Mensah holds an A.B in Growth and Structure of Cities from Bryn Mawr College and a Masters in City Planning (M.C.P) with a concentration in land […]

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February 24 2012

Global Site Plans Presenting: 2nd International Greenage Symposium in Istanbul

February 24th, 2012Posted by 

On April 26 & 27th, 2012, the Faculty of Architecture of Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts (Mimar Sinan Guzel Sanatlar Universitesi) will gather an array of experts from institutions such as universities, municipalities, NGO’s, as well as the disciplines of architecture, engineering, and design, together for the Second International Greenage Symposium: Sustainable Society and […]

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January 25 2012

Hub Istanbul: Social Innovation through Placemaking, Coworking

January 25th, 2012Posted by 

If you had an empty warehouse and a pen and paper, what infinite uses would you create? Art space; meeting or event space; a library; a cafeteria or cafe; an acoustic or sound room; a gaming room; a gallery; yoga or meditation space; or a multi-purpose work space? The only limitation is your imagination. Your […]

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January 25 2012

2012 America’s Top Architecture Undergraduate and Graduate Schools

January 25th, 2012Posted by 

Architectural Record’s November 2011 issue released the 2012 Top 10 Architecture Undergraduate and Graduate programs based upon which programs are best at preparing students for professional practice, courtesy of ¨DesignIntelligence America’s Best Architecture and Design Schools¨ survey results. Top 10 Undergraduate Programs Top 10 Graduate Programs Cornell University University of Texas at Austin Virginia Polytechnic […]

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December 17 2011

Happy Holidays from Global Site Plans and The Grid: A Special Gift for You

December 17th, 2011Posted by 

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year from Global Site Plans and The Grid. We had an incredible 2011 and we are extremely happy that we are able to share our successes with you. Global Site Plans continues to bring clients superior services and we look forward to the challenges of another year, while serving the fields […]

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December 01 2011

Introducing Twitter Community Manager, Barrett Lane

December 1st, 2011Posted by 

Global Site Plans is happy to introduce Barrett Lane as Twitter Community Manager. Barrett Lane is a Social Media Correspondent for The Grid, and adds this position to his current responsibilities. In addition to managing the Global Site Plans Twitter community and blogging, Barrett is a Graduate Student studying Urban Planning and Design at the University of Pennsylvania. He holds a B.S. from […]

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November 19 2011

(The Grid Blogger) Sarah Thomas: Tampa, Florida

November 19th, 2011Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Sarah Thomas in Tampa, Florida. Sarah Thomas is a graduate student studying Urban and Regional Planning at the University of South Florida. She also has a B.A. in International Studies, also from the University of South Florida. She became interested in urban issues as an undergrad, and […]

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November 04 2011

(The Grid Blogger) Christine Camilleri: New York, New York

November 4th, 2011Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Christine Camilleri in New York, New York. Christine Devon Camilleri is a Graduate student studying City and Regional Planning at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York.  She also holds a B.S. in Human Development from Cornell University.  She has lived in New York City for the […]

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November 03 2011

(The Grid Blogger) Ashley Roberts: Nottingham, England

November 3rd, 2011Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Ashley Roberts in Nottingham, England. Ashley Roberts is a recent graduate of the University of Nottingham, England, with a Diploma in Architecture and is now studying for his part 3 accreditation. Still living in Nottingham, but with strong links to Liverpool and London, he has a […]

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November 02 2011

(The Grid Blogger) Nina Coveney: Ithaca, New York

November 2nd, 2011Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Nina Coveney in Ithaca, New York. Nina Coveney is a recent graduate of Cornell University with a B.S. in Urban and Regional Studies. She currently works for the Town of Ithaca Planning Department, with plans to relocate to New York City in the near future and […]

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November 01 2011

(The Grid Blogger) Alexandria Stankovich: Detroit, Michigan

November 1st, 2011Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Alexandria Stankovich in Detroit, Michigan. Alexandria Stankovich graduated from The University of Michigan with a B.S. in Architecture.  In order to gain an authentic understanding of the urban context through the lens of education, she became a Denver, Colorado corps member with Teach for America, teaching […]

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October 28 2011

(The GRID Blogger) Ubaid Khan: England, United Kingdom

October 28th, 2011Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Ubaid Khan in England, United Kingdom. Ubaid Khan has over six years of operational, development, technical and environmental experience in the Waste Management and the Environmental Industry sectors in the Middle East and United Kingdom. During his career he liaised with various municipalities and undertaken […]

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October 27 2011

(The Grid Blogger) Patricia Kent: Mammoth Lakes, California

October 27th, 2011Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Patricia Kent in Mammoth Lakes, California. Patricia Kent is a graduate student in Community & Regional Planning with a concentration in Latin American Studies at the University of New Mexico. A recent transplant to Mammoth Lakes, CA her interests range from political theory and public […]

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October 26 2011

(The GRID Blogger) Yosef Robinson: Montreal, Canada

October 26th, 2011Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Yosef Robinson in Montreal, Canada. Yosef Robinson, born and raised in Montreal, holds a B.A. in Geography with a Minor in Urban Studies from Rutgers University, as well as a Master’s in City and Regional Planning from the Ohio State University.  At present, he is […]

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October 25 2011

(The GRID Blogger) Laura Paterson: Edinburgh, Scotland

October 25th, 2011Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Laura Paterson from Edinburgh, Scotland. Laura Paterson is a graduate of the Mackintosh School of Architecture in Glasgow and Edinburgh College of Art.  She holds a B.Arch in Architectural Studies and a PG Diploma in Architecture and is currently studying for a M.Sc Architecture: Advanced […]

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October 24 2011

(The GRID Blogger) Benjamin Ha: Los Angeles, California

October 24th, 2011Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Benjamin Ha in Los Angeles, California. Benjamin Ha recently graduated as an Honors Scholar from New York University with a Bachelor’s in English and American Literature with a concentration in Creative Writing. Prior to Global Site Plans, Ben’s experiences revolved primarily around issues of public […]

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October 21 2011

Our Newest Environmental Design Blogging Interns: October 2011

October 21st, 2011Posted by 

Global Site Plans is happy to introduce the newest Environmental Design Blogging interns for October 2011. Each of these individuals will be with Global Site Plans team until May 2012, with a few who have committed to one-year. Stay tuned in the coming weeks for their featured biographies on the www.GlobalSitePlans.com homepage. Welcome to The GRID! Benjamin Ha: Los […]

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