Professor Laura Forlano’s Driverless City Research in the Chicago Tribune

In Driverless cars could change urban landscape, Chicago Tribune reporter Blair Kamin describes a future imagined by Illinois Tech Nayar Prize finalists Marshall Brown (Architecture), Lili Du (Transportation Engineering), Laura Forlano (Design), Ron Henderson (Landscape Architecture), and Jack Guthman (Architecture, Planning Attorney). In the group's book, The Driverless City, the IIT faculty describe both utopian and dystopian futures, new patterns of living, and repurposing of space—speculative futures brought about by autonomous vehicles.

These architects and designers are starting to shape bold new city planning ideas that challenge and complicate common narratives around the self-driving car.

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