A fundamental aspect of the Dallas Urban Laboratory is the ability to bring to each research endeavor, faculty and students of various disciplines within the environmental design professions. The School of Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin houses professional programs with expertise in: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Community and Regional Planning, Historic Preservation, Urban Design and Sustainable Design. The range of disciplines within the school enable faculty and students engaged in applied urban research to bring diverse sets of expertise to each
As part of the applied urbanism agenda of the research studio, students participating in the Dlab©, under faculty guidance, are charged with the task of evaluating and visualizing the potential for urban development in areas of the city that are under pressure. By testing a series of
This website demonstrates examples of a wide range of architectural, planning and landscape strategies undertaken during the last few years of the Dallas Urban Laboratory. These are a small sampling of the range of work the Dlab© has been producing as we work toward enhancing the quality of life in the future city.