CQGRD: Working Toward a Better Future

We're about quality growth and creating vibrant, sustainable places that balance the needs of today and tomorrow.



We have a committed staff of faculty members, researchers, and graduate students all focused on various areas of growth and planning.


The research and projects at CQGRD strive to increase our capacity to understand, assess, and promote quality growth.


Through collaborations with external partners we deliver programs and projects designed to inform public officials, researchers, and the general public.


We share the results of our research through refereed journals, white papers, reports, and presentations.



  • Sep 24

    Healthy Places Research Group Meeting

    This semester we will continue our discussion on "Health and Technology.” The Chief Information Officer at the Georgia Department of Public Health will speak about new technologies and initiatives at the agency.

  • Sep 26

    College of Design Research Forum: Decision Analytics in Design and Construction

    Decision analytics stands to have a profound impact on how design and construction disciplines are woven together to solve today’s most complex problems. Rigorous data collection and analysis are core to design and construction decision-making.