11.483 Housing and Land Use in Rapidly Urbanizing Regions


Class Info

Studies current urban controversies over affordable housing, land redevelopment, and public space, with special attention to property rights. Reviews how law, economics, sociology and planning theories frame these issues and interplays them with spatial approaches of urban design and geography. Explores cases that use property rights strategies to increase economic growth and social justice, providing insight for future design and policymaking. Topics include land trusts for affordable housing, mixed-use public space, and critical cartography.

This class has no prerequisites.

11.483 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by Y. Hong.

Lecture occurs 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Thursdays in 9-450B.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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