Urban Apps & Maps Studio

Students’ Google-recognized app project aims to create a farming community across Philadelphia’s abandoned lots
Type: News Story
A project launched by Temple Computer and Information Sciences Associate Professor Justin Shi and four students through Temple’s Urban Apps and Maps Studio is designed to help users find and develop vacant lots into viable urban farming projects.
March 26, 2013
Grant to educate youth in art of app making
Type: In the Media
November 29, 2012
Apps and maps studio will help underserved kids solve community problems
Type: News Story
The Knight Foundation is funding a program in Temple's Urban Apps and Maps Studios to promote digital civic engagement among young adults in Philadelphia's underserved communities. Over the next three summers, 300 high school and college-age students will learn the basics of digital design and business skills during a six-week program at the studios.
November 28, 2012
Phila. mayor celebrates Temple’s new apps and maps studio
Type: News Story
Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter visited Temple as part of the DESIGNweek Challenge, a four-day design contest organized by the university's new Urban Apps & Maps studio that brought together more than 125 area students to envision new products and services inspired by opportunities in North Philadelphia.
February 17, 2012