4.474 Design for Sustainable Urban Futures
Focuses on understanding and assessing the resource intensity of urban centers. Introduces key concepts from ecological economics, and urban economics and ecology, while surveying the state of global resource extraction and consumption. Students develop focused, alternative urban scenarios that offer practical and effective potential for greater resource efficiencies. Explores the urban built environment, urban mobility, decentralized infrastructure, and other important alternative modes for production and consumption. Additional work required of those taking the graduate version.
4.474 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by J. Fernandez.
Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 9-250.
This class counts for a total of 9 credits.
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