11.328 Urban Design Skills: Observing, Interpreting, and Representing the City


Class Info

Introduces methods of recording, evaluating, and representing the urban environment. Through visual observation, field analysis, measurements, interviews, and other means, students draw on their senses and develop their ability to deduce, conclude, question, and test conclusions about how the environment is used and valued. Using representational tools such as drawing, photographing, computer modeling and desktop publishing, students communicate what they observe along with their impressions and design ideas. Intended as a foundation for future studio work in urban design. Includes design-based projects.

This class has no prerequisites.

11.328 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by E. Ben-Joseph.

Lecture occurs 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Fridays in 10-485.

This class counts for a total of 15 credits.

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