11.307 China Urban Design Studio


Class Info

Design studio that includes architects and city planners working in teams on a contemporary development project of importance in China, particularly in transitional, deindustrializing cities. Students analyze conditions, explore alternatives, and synthesize architecture, city design, and implementation plans. Lectures and brief study tours expose students to history and contemporary issues of urbanism in China. Offered each spring at MIT in parallel with urban design studio at Tsinghua University, Beijing, involving students and faculty from both schools. Field visit to China will occur in January prior to studio. Limited to 10.

This class has no prerequisites.

11.307 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by B. Ryan.

This class counts for a total of 18 credits.

You can find more information at the Beijing Urban Design Studio site.

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