Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Sustainability Stories: Incorporating Nature Interaction into Urban Design through Nostos AI (6/3/2020)

Posted: 6/2/2020 (Local Events)

Climate scientists agree that in order to have any chance of continuing to live on this planet as a species, humans will need to coalesce into dense megacities. Urban planners across the world have already begun designing the sustainable cities of the future and include every aspect of human well-being save for one glaring omission- nature interaction. There is currently no tool for incorporating nature interaction into urban design, let alone quantify it. Nostos AI, founded by UW SEFS masters student Audryana Nay, seeks to fill this gap in the urban design industry, providing a design tool that can add meaningful and authentic human-nature into our cities allowing humanity to thrive.

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Date: 06/03/2020

Time: 12 p.m.