The Dwight Healthy and Just Neighborhood pilot is a collaboration between the Yale Urban Design Workshop, community leaders in New Haven’s Dwight neighborhood, and Yale faculty and students. The project will research, design, and deploy a pilot Dwight Healthy and Just Neighborhood web portal, which will provide a “thick” multimedia environmental-justice-history-based portrait of the neighborhood.
DesignCase Lindholmen was an initiative undertaken by Fusion Point in collaboration with the Yale Urban Design Workshop with the goal of modeling best practices in the development of design concepts and processes for sustainable, resilient, and inclusive urban design. The next phase of development of the Lindholmen area of Gothenburg was taken as a case study, although one important goal of the exercise was to consider any particular site at scales ranging from the building, to public open space and infrastructure, to the entire River City development zone, to the City and its region.
Late in 2007, the Yale Urban Design Workshop (YUDW), a community design center affiliated with the Yale School of Architecture, was invited by Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME) to conduct an international design charrette to develop a master plan for a proposed 1200-acre Peace Park, on a historic site at the confluence of the Yarmouk and Jordan Rivers, just south of the Sea of Galilee. The site straddles the border between Jordan and Israel, and is partly occupied by the ruins of the former Palestine Electric Company, an early example of regional cooperation, and well a collection o