Nov 14th 2017

Prof. Marshall Brown interviewed in New York Times

Prof. Marshall Brown is featured in the New York Times article, "Full Tilt: When 100% of Cars Are Autonomous," and discusses the interdisciplinary, collaborative Driverless City Project.

The Driverless City Project is an interdisciplinary research initiative at Illinois Institute of Technology, that takes a playful, rigorous approach to envisioning the fully autonomous future. 

The Driverless City research team has a strong record of excellence and impact across the fields of urban design, landscape architecture, transportation engineering, sociology, smart cities, and planning law. Marshall Brown, associate professor of architecture, has been  recognized for his work on the challenges of twenty-first century urbanism and will represent the United States at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale. Lili Du, assistant professor of transportation engineering, is an expert whose research addresses the performance of connected and autonomous vehicle systems. Laura Forlano, assistant professor at the Institute of Design, has been researching the design and use of sociotechnical systems in cities from a critical perspective for more than 10 years. Jack Guthman is a planning attorney whose considerable experience includes zoning counsel for more than 40 million square feet of development and 12 years as chairman of the Chicago Zoning Board of Appeals. Ron Henderson, director and professor of landscape architecture, has received international awards for his work on designing the public realm with a focus on the integration of ecological systems into parks and transportation landscapes.

Read the full article here.