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COP21 Paris: Cooling a Hot City

Dec 01, 2016

COP21 Paris: Cooling a Hot City. The Paris Design Studio was aligned with the recent international COP21 climate negotiations. Our third-semester students worked in a challenging Paris context post-terror attacks with leading urban climatologists and urbanists, configuring in several weeks a compact district to adapt and thrive in changing climate conditions. The Paris design process was captured in this video and publication.