Topic: Urban planning

Too Hot to Exercise? New Research Links Obesity to Temperature and Humidity

June 25, 2014

If you live in the South and have trouble exercising during the muggy summer months, you're not alone. New research by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin has found that adults are less physically active and more obese in counties where summers are hot, especially if they are also humid or rainy.

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Registration Opens for "Visions of the Future," Fleur Cowles Flair Symposium at Ransom Center

April 26, 2012

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has opened registration for "Visions of the Future," the 10th Fleur Cowles Flair Symposium, scheduled for Nov. 1-3.

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Sustainable Urban Design Conference Seeks Collaboration Among Universities, Communities and Corporations

Nov. 15, 2011

The Sustainable Urban Design Conference will explore ways to improve the sustainable nature of cities, discussing research developments and best practices to reduce environmental impact, decrease energy consumption and ensure long-term economic sustainability.

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Exhibit Showcases School of Architecture's Contributions to Future Development and Urban Planning for Dallas

Sept. 1, 2010

Event: The Rachofsky House hosts a reception to celebrate an exhibition of work from The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture's Dallas Urban Laboratory.

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School of Architecture Receives 2009 Best Places Award

April 1, 2009

The Dallas Urban Laboratory, an urban design workshop opened in spring 2007 by the School of Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin, has received one of the 2009 Great Places Awards, co-sponsored by PLACES journal and Metropolis magazine.

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