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regional + city Field Trip 1 | July 6th Mt. Tamalpais – Bay Model – Exploratorium Fisher Bay Observatory Our first field trip focused on the dynamic interplay between the built and natural environments of the Bay Area. Students learned about the historical transformations that have shaped the region into the place that you see today. We began at the top of Mt. Tamalpais, one of the highest peaks in the area, which offers a panoramic view of the entire San Francisco Bay and surrounding cities. We were joined by LEAP founder Nathaniel Kaufmann and Wildlife Biologist Lidia D’Amico as they led an interpretive tour. Next, we visited the Bay Model in Sausalito, constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as a working hydraulic scale model of the San Francisco Bay. A Park Ranger guided us through the exhibit and talked about the pivotal history of the models construction and the Save the Bay movement. We then traveled via ferry to the Exploratorium’s Fisher Bay Observatory in San Francisco where we were joined by Senior Artist and Curator Susan Schwartzenberg to explore the scientific exhibits and maps that allow us to understand the functioning of the Bay ecology and urban morphology of San Francisco. Guest Speakers: Lidia D’Amico (AECOM), Nate Kauffman (LEAP), Susan Schwartzenburg (Exploratorium)

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Disc*2016 (Design & Innovation for Sustainable Cities) Catalog  

A compendium documenting the final student projects completed during summer 2016.

Disc*2016 (Design & Innovation for Sustainable Cities) Catalog  

A compendium documenting the final student projects completed during summer 2016.

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