4.247[J] Urban Design Ideals and Action


Class Info

Examines the relationship between urban design ideals, urban design action, and the built environment through readings, discussions, presentations, and papers. Analyzes the diverse design ideals that influence cities and settlements, and investigates how urban designers use them to shape urban form. Provides a critical understanding of the diverse formal methods used to intervene creatively in both developed and developing contexts, especially pluralistic and informal built environments.

This class has 11.301 as a prerequisite.

4.247[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by B. Ryan.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

In the Spring 2014 Subject Evaluations, 4.247[J] was rated 5.0 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Urban Design Ideals & Action site.

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