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Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Design and Development Center



The Design and Development Center was established in 1967 under the auspices of the Technological Institute at Northwestern University. This mutidisciplinary program was established in order to: "enhance engineering education; to create an environment in which faculty and students may meet with industry and government; to solve design problems; to promote and encourage research on design and synthesis; to generate a continuity between engineering and scientific activities at the University and their applications to problems of government, industry, community interests, and to develop and use interdisciplinary approaches." The Design and Development Center supported various research projects by NU Faculty and students. Its mission incorporated a broad range of interests in various problems associated with urban development and design, including problems associated with transport; solid waste, chemical processes, structural maintenance, civil engineering, etc.

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Design and Development Center / Technological Institute Reports

Identifier: 22/6/1

This collection contains four reportsproduced by students in the Design and Development Center at Northwestern. The reports are a "Comprehensive Plan for the North Lakeview section of the Uptown Model Area," “Comprehensive Urban Health Systems design," a report on problems of pollution associated with solid waste and landfills which are below the water table, and a report on alternative inputs for hospital support functions.

Dates: 1971