11.328[J] 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[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by M. A. Ocampo, J. Samper and E. Ben-Joseph.

This class counts for a total of 15 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

You can find more information at the DSpace@MIT: 11.328J / 4.240J Urban Design Skills: Observing, Interpreting, and Representing the City, Fall 2002 site.

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