Urban Sustainability Expo  | Fall 2014

As the planet's urban population surges, the growth and evolution of cities presents a key challenge to both the developed and developing world. What makes for a sustainable city? Can we build communities that are both livable and socially equitable? Can utilizinghuman-centered design be part of the solution?

Gain new insights into city environments and play with prototypes by multinational teams from Stanford, Tsinghua University (China), ESSEC (France), and UC Berkeley. Key topics include:urban bicycles, cultural heritage preservation, food systems, electric vehicles and more!

Hear from international experts in a series of 6-minuteLightning Talks throughout the afternoon and interact with project leaders as you explore their Guided Exhibits.

What: Urban Sustainability Design Expo
Where: Building 550 d.school
When: Presentations 12-2 PM (Studio 1)

Reception 2 PM (Concept Car studio)

Guided Exhibits + Lightning Chats throughout the afternoon until 5 PM (Concept Car studio)

Autumn 2014 Project Websites
Lightning Chat presentations (more details)

Lightning Chats

OpenIDEO  / Community Renewable Energy Challenge
Tzu Chi Foundation + DaAi Technologies / From Bottles to Blankets: Innovative Recycling Initiatives in Taiwan's Neighborhoods
Mapbox / Fragmented Space and Transit in the Bay Area
City of Oakland / Chief Resilience Officer
Kapital Creation - A Beijing State of Mind  / *SNEAK PEAK* at a new documentary film
HandMade in America / Developing Regional Art/Culture Clusters
Clarity (UC Berkeley) / Personalized Air Quality Monitoring
Techsoup Global / Designing Sustainable Learning for NGOs
Design for Everyday Social Good / Fostering Inclusion through Connection and Reciprocity

Livestream available here