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 be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by L. Jacobi and R. Segal.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 4-261.

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

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