4.475 Design for Sustainable Urban Futures


Class Info

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.

This class has 4.151, and 4.461 as prerequisites.

4.475 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by J. Fernandez.

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

In the Spring 2015 Subject Evaluations, 4.475 was rated 5.8 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Design for Sustainable Urban Futures site.

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