Following the sucess of Fall 2018 Urban Mobility studio, using Cincinnati Uptown and proposed Smart Corridor area as the focus area, the Spring 2019 studio presents a study investigating the urban mobility with an emphasis on the simulated human behavior cues and movement information as input parameters. The research is defined as a hybrid method which seeks logical architecture/urban forms and analyzes its’ performance. As one of the seven-courses-clusters supported by UC Forward, the studio project extends urban mobility study by exploring, collecting, analyzing, and visualizing spatial information and generate computational forms through various Virtual Reality, and eye-tracking, and stress analysis technologies.
The course project was presented at the Uptown Innovation Transportation Corridor Forum 04.31.2019, which showcased students’ smart transportation projects from courses in transportation engineering, urban planning and architecture. Please check out the Uptown Corridor: storymap webpage for other courses outcome at UC.
SAID faculty: Ming Tang. NCARB, RA, LEED AP.
SAID Students: Alan Bossman, Shreya Jasrapuria, Grant Koniski, Jianna Lee, Josiah Ebert, Taylour Upton, Kevin Xu, Yining Fang, Ganesh Raman, Nicole Szparagowski. TA: Niloufar Kioumarsi
Faculty team: DAAP SOP: Na Chen, Xinhao Wang; DAAP SAID: Ming Tang; CEAS Civil Engineering: Heng Wei, Jiaqi Ma; download Final report. 113 page. PDF.
Selected student projects
Example of VR Walkthrough (windows OS)
Designed by Tylour Upton. MARCH. SAID, DAAP, UC. download the real time walkthrough here. 2GB zip file
unzip files, double click the exe file to run it under windows OS.
- navigation. A, S, W, D
- Fly: F( turn on/off)
- Fly up: Q
- Fly down: Z
- First person camera control: C ( turn on/off)
- Jump: space bar
- Get on/off a truck: E
- Drive truck: A, S, W, D
- Turn on truck light: L