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February 05 2013

(The GRID Blogger) Jennifer García: Miami, Florida

February 5th, 2013Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Jennifer García from Miami, Florida. Born and raised in the Midwest, Jennifer García now enjoys the energy and quality of life that Miami has to offer. Professionally, she uses traditional architecture and the principles of New Urbanism in her consulting work at Garcia Design Studio. Based on […]

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February 04 2013

(The GRID Blogger) Sean Glowacz: Chicago, Illinois

February 4th, 2013Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Sean Glowacz from Chicago, Illinois. Sean Glowacz holds a Masters of Urban Planning and Public Policy degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Sean spent two years at the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning as a Research Assistant. His work focused on various tasks related to […]

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February 01 2013

(The GRID Blogger) Meg Mulhall: Ann Arbor & Detroit, Michigan

February 1st, 2013Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Meg Mulhall from Ann Arbor and Detroit, Michigan. Meg Mulhall is an undergraduate student at the University of Michigan. She calls Kalamazoo, Michigan her hometown but is currently exploring community organizing and urban planning efforts in Ann Arbor and Detroit, Michigan. Planning to pursue a […]

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February 01 2013

(The GRID Blogger) Michael Jenkins: Nottingham, England

February 1st, 2013Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Michael Jenkins from Nottingham, England. An Oakland, California native, Michael Jenkins is a recent post graduate from the University of Nottingham Business School with a Masters in Business Administration. Jenkins’ interest in urban regeneration and town planning sprouted during a visit to China. It was […]

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January 30 2013

(The GRID Blogger) Sunny Menozzi: Traveling With Her Military Service

January 30th, 2013Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Sunny Menozzi from her military service travels. Sunny Menozzi’s military duties have taken her to diverse and exciting places; from Singapore to Arizona, South Korea to Afghanistan, and North Carolina to Hawaii. Sunny’s travels inspired her interest in cities, especially how they function, the impact […]

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January 30 2013

(The GRID Blogger) Finbar Gillen: Belfast, Northern Ireland

January 30th, 2013Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Finbar Gillen from Belfast, Northern Ireland. Finbar Gillen is an undergraduate student in Environmental Planning at Queens University Belfast, Northern Ireland. He has a budding interest in urban planning and design and renewable energy developments. He is currently undertaking a voluntary placement in a private […]

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January 29 2013

(The GRID Blogger) Jessica Yoon: New Orleans, Louisiana

January 29th, 2013Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Jessica Yoon from New Orleans, Louisiana. Jessica Yoon is a native Oregonian, currently residing in New Orleans, Louisiana. She holds a B.S. in Urban and Regional Studies from Cornell University, where she became interested in how great places can promote both equity and prosperity. She is primarily interested […]

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January 29 2013

(The GRID Blogger) Lisa Gran: Lincoln, Nebraska

January 29th, 2013Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Lisa Gran from Lincoln, Nebraska. Lisa Gran is an undergraduate student studying Biological Systems Engineering at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. As an aspiring engineer, Lisa is especially interested in the utilization and development of environmentally sound materials in sustainable planning and design.  As she […]

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January 28 2013

(The GRID Blogger) Maxwell Vidaver: Milan, Italy

January 28th, 2013Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Maxwell Vidaver from Milan, Italy. Maxwell Vidaver is a graduate student in Urban Planning, Policy, and Design at Politecnico di Milano in Milan, Italy, and also holds a B.A. in Geography from Binghamton University, where he focused on urban economic analysis. He is originally from […]

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January 28 2013

(The GRID Blogger) Alex Lenhoff: Orlando, Florida

January 28th, 2013Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Alex Lenhoff from Orlando, Florida. Alex Lenhoff is in his final semester of the Masters of Planning in Civic Urbanism program at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. His other degrees include anthropology and foreign languages, which provide him with a diverse, human-centered perspective of […]

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January 02 2013

Jordan Rockerbie: A Farewell to Global Site Plans and The Grid

January 2nd, 2013Posted by 

June 2012 will forever hold a fond place in my heart, as it signalled the beginning of so many great things. In June I received my degree from the University of British Columbia, embarked on my first full summer in Canada’s Okanagan valley, and started writing my first blogs for The Grid. I have since […]

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October 23 2012

(The GRID Blogger) Andrew Kinaci: Chicago, Illinois

October 23rd, 2012Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Andrew Kinaci from Chicago, Illinois. After graduating from Princeton University with an A.B. in Architecture and a Certificate in Urban Studies, Andrew Kinaci set out to the Midwest to break out of the insular world of academia, and into the direct service of non-profit work. After […]

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October 22 2012

(The GRID Blogger) Luis Lozano-Paredes: Buenos Aires, Argentina

October 22nd, 2012Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Luis Lozano-Paredes from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Luis Lozano-Paredes is currently a student seeking a Diploma of Architecture and Urban Planning at Belgrano University in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Born in Colombia in 1987, he grew between the cities of Bogotá and Santiago de Cali, and then moved […]

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October 18 2012

(The GRID Blogger) Alex Riemondy: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

October 18th, 2012Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Alex Riemondy from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Alex Riemondy is a recent graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Environmental Studies, and a Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning. Her interests in urban planning first stemmed from a cross-country bicycle trip in […]

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October 16 2012

(The GRID Blogger) Jasna Hadzic: Minneapolis, Minnesota

October 16th, 2012Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Jasna Hadzic from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Born and raised in Bosnia and Herzegovina, but having spent most of her adult life in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A.; Jasna Hadzic has been greatly influenced by both cultures, most specifically in terms of architecture, planning, and design. The transition of living […]

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May 11 2012

Sarah Thomas: One Last Look Back at My Time With The Grid

May 11th, 2012Posted by 

Six months ago I started writing for The GRID, here at Global Site Plans. At the time, I was working in the mortgage industry and needed something to reinvigorate my love for urban planning, again, during a semester full of research methods and statistics. This internship gave me that opportunity. I was able to concentrate […]

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