Community Planning

Hamer Center Coffee Hour

Hamer Center and Stuckeman-led Team Earns Seed Grant to Develop Solutions to River Flooding in PA

“Lisa Iulo, associate professor of architecture and director of the Hamer Center for Community Design in the Stuckeman School, is the lead researcher on an interdisciplinary team that has received funding from Penn State to develop community-based solutions to river flooding in the state of Pennsylvania under the University’s strategic plan seed grant program.” (excerpt […]


Coffee Hour February 28th

The Hamer Center for Community Design will host Stephen Mainzer of Landscape Architecture for a Coffee Hour on Thursday February 28th titled: ENVISIONING SELINSGROVE:Vision Plan Process and Recommendations by LARCH 414; Discussion with Selinsgrove Community Representatives. DESCRIPTION:Visioning is a nascent step in urban planning that serves a vital role in informing future design interventions. This […]


HCCD Coffee Hour

Final Coffee Hour this Friday

The HCCD will be having its final Coffee Hour this Friday (11-30) at 11:00 AM in the Hamer Center for Community Design – 105 Stuckeman Family Building. Title: Student-Led Social Infrastructure for a Healthy Town and Gown Speakers: Jack Iffert, B.S. Civil EngineeringFrans Padt, Ph.D About: Social infrastructure can be places or services, or a […]


Coffee Hour this Friday!

Continuing our discussions about flood risks and mitigation in Pennsylvania, the HCCD will host the second in a series of lecture this Friday, November 9th at 11am in the Hamer Center for Community Design. This talk will focus on the National Floor Insurance Program and will feature: L. Donald Duke, Ph.D., P.E.: Professor of Environmental […]


HCCD Lecture

Lecture: MIT Senseable City Lab

The Hamer Center for Community Design and the Stuckeman Center for Design Computing will jointly host Thomas Matarazzo, a postdoctoral researcher at the MIT Senseable City Lab. Thomas leads an interdisciplinary research team to better understand how crowdsources smartphone data from vehicle trips can provide bridge information. His research interests include mobile sensor networks, intelligent […]


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