Urban and Regional Planning

Capstone Projects

Also referred to as the M.S.URP Studio, the capstone course provides students the opportunity to partner with local counties and cities to develop applied planning projects based on the knowledge and skills developed in the program. At the end of the semester, students present their final reports to representatives of the partnering organization.

This report presents an attainable housing development model for the Central Florida area.

This report examines the recreational needs, specifically recreational facilities, for various populations within Orange County, FL.

This capstone project completed by the Masters of Urban and Regional Planning program at UCF looks to summarize the social and physical changes to Parramore, a community located in the heart of Orlando, and provide solutions to address safety issues within the area.

Students from the 2017-2018 M.S. URP Planning Studio conducted an assessment of the current conditions, summarized resident input during the planning process, and outlined recommended improvements for community engagement for the Fiske Boulevard Neighborhood in the City of Cocoa, Florida.

Students in the 2016-2017 MSURP Planning Studio conducted an analysis of community health indicators, implemented a community survey, evaluated parks and recreation facilities, and proposed creative solutions and policies that will provide greater opportunities for residents to live a healthy lifestyle.

In this report students conducted a site analysis and applied urban design strategies to produce a set of recommendations aimed at improving walkability and connectivity in the Downtown of the Pine Hills neighborhood.

The 2015-16 M.S.-URP Studio prepared a plan for improving the physical layout and connectivity of Wildwood’s recreational facilities and developed concept plans for the redevelopment of Millenium Park, Martin Luther King Jr. Park and Oxford Park. Data was collected through an extensive community engagement and planning process.

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