11.301[J] Introduction to Urban Design and Development


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Examines both the structure of cities and ways they can be changed. Includes historical forces that have produced cities, models of urban analysis, contemporary theories of urban design, implementation strategies. Core lectures supplemented by discussion sessions focusing on student work and field trips. Guest speakers present cases involving current projects illustrating the scope and methods of urban design practice.

This class has no prerequisites.

11.301[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by D. Frenchman.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, 11.301[J] was rated 5.6 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Introduction to Urban Design and Development site.

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