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Weekly update

10-16th January 2011

Monday
General catch-up with network after Christmas holidays.

Preparation of teaching material for Harvard teaching later in the week. 

Tuesday
MAS meeting with AR, ET and RS to prepare MAS strategy for 2011.

Urban Land Institute conference call to prepare for evening event in late January with TS as speaker.

EP arrives.

Wednesday
Day One of “Introduction to Space Syntax theory, technology & practice” at Harvard Graduate School of Design – TS leads the teaching.

Thursday
AFF Germany discussion with AR and CSc about SSx strategy towards working in Germany.

Boston, City Hall Plaza site visit with EP.

Day Two of “Introduction to Space Syntax theory, technology & practice” at Harvard Graduate School of Design – EP leads the teaching.

Friday
Open Source Urban Planning Software conference call with OS developers throughout the USA.

Boston/Cambridge spatial modelling & analysis with EP in preparation for presentations next week.

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Weekly update

13-19th December 2010
Monday
Final review presentations by students of Prof Richard Peiser at Harvard GSD.

Work on UCL Space Syntax software licensing agreement.

Work on Loeb Fellows Public Seminar series – Technology – with Chee Pearlman

Tuesday
Meeting with Space Syntax colleagues to discuss current projects and future business strategy in Germany.

Presentation to Cambridge Community Development Department. Click here to view the presentation.

Meeting with Armando Carbonell at the Lincoln Institute, discussing rebuilding after the Chile earthquake, open source urban planning software, use of social networking by US city planning departments.

Dinner with Nieman Fellows.

Wednesday
Workshop at Utile Architecture + Planning on Boston City Hall Plaza.

Thursday
Day off for birthday celebrations.

Friday
Workshop at Utile Architecture + Planning on Boston City Hall Plaza.

Meeting with Harvard GSD urban planning students.

Saturday
Research on open source business models.

Weekly update

6-12th December 2010
Monday
Space Syntax Limited Board Meeting.

Meeting with Staff, Board & Shareholders of Space Syntax Limited to discuss the Company Business Plan, with David Cobb of UCL Bartlett, Kathryn Redway & Martin Butterworth, MD of Space Syntax Australia.

Meeting with Staff of Space Syntax Limited to discuss a) technology development, b) company structure & c) timeline for Business Plan development.

Dinner with Prof Alan Penn (UCL Bartlett & Space Syntax Limited), Martin Butterworth & Dr Lars Marcus (KTH University & Spacescape, Stockholm).

Tuesday
Meeting with Space Syntax Executive Directors, Dr Kayvan Karimi & Anna Rose.

Meeting with Dr Steven Schooling, UCL Business to discuss software licensing & development.

Evening drinks reception with clients & colleagues at Space Syntax, including presentation “Fragmented landscapes: issues in North American urbanism”. Click here to view the presentation.

Wednesday
Meeting with Martin Butterworth.

Fly to Boston.

Final design crits at Harvard GSD with students of Simon Allford.

Evening reception with Harvard GSD staff & students.

Thursday
Symposium on Boston City Hall Plaza at Boston Public Library.

Friday
Final design crits with students of Anita Berrizbeitia, Felipe Correa & Rafi Segal.

Weekly update

29th November-5th December 2010
Monday
Meeting with Space Syntax colleagues regarding international affiliate network.

Tuesday
Presentation to Loeb Fellows.

Reception with MIT SPURS and Humphries Fellows, with presentation on “The Just City” by Prof Susan Fainstein.

Wednesday
Meeting with Armando Carbonell at the Lincoln Institute regarding open source urban planning software.

Presentation by actor/activist Edward Norton & developer Jonathan Rose to honour James Rouse, master developer.

Thursday
Meeting regarding working in Rio de Janeiro.

Presentation by Prof Rahul Mehrotra on urban planning & design in Mumbai followed by dinner with Loeb Fellows.

Friday
Loeb Fellowship Memorial Luncheon at Citizen Schools.

Meeting with Steve Coast and Prof Alan Penn regarding open source business models.

Sunday
Fly to London.

Dinner with Space Syntax directors.