MetroLab Network has partnered with Government Technology to bring its readers a segment called the MetroLab Innovation of the Month Series, which highlights impactful tech, data and innovation projects underway between cities and universities.

If you’d like to learn more or contact the project leads, please contact MetroLab at for more information.In this month’s installment of the Innovation of the Month series, we explore Carnegie Mellon University’s research study on 3-D visualization software for city planning and urban design applications.

MetroLab’s Ben Levine spoke with three faculty members from Carnegie Mellon University: Stephen Quick, research associate at the Remaking Cities Institute and adjunct professor in the School of Architecture; Kristen Kurland, professor in the Heinz College and the School of Architecture; and Ray Gastil, director of the Remaking Cities Institute, professor in the School of Architecture and Director of the Pittsburgh Department of City Planning from 2014 to 2019.

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