4.251 The Making of Cities

Class Info

Examines the complex development of cities through history by tracing a diachronic accumulation of forms and spaces in specific cities, and showing how significant ideas were made manifest across distinct geographies and cultures. Emphasizes how economic, spiritual, political, geographic and technological forces have simultaneously shaped and, in turn, been influenced by the city. Additional work required of students taking graduate version.

This class has no prerequisites.

4.251 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by L. Jacobi and R. Segal.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 3-133.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

You can find more information at the Fall 2019 Course 4: Architecture site or on the 4.251 Stellar site.

MIT 4.251 The Making of Cities Related Textbooks
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