3-0-9
H
Instructor: Lawrence Vale

Examines ways urban design contributes to distribution of political power and resources in cities.

M (3:00-6:00) 10-401
6-0-9
H
Instructor: Peter Roth, Alexis Wheeler, Victor Eskinazi
MW (2:30-5:30) 10-485
6-0-9
H

Introduces the range of practical approaches involved in evaluating and planning sites within the context of natural and cultural systems. Develops the knowledge and skills to analyze and plan a site for development through assignments and a client-based project.

TR (2:00-7:00) 10-485
3-0-9
G
Instructor: Ceasar McDowell

Reviews a range of models for engaging communities, from a client-consultant relationship to advocacy, community organizing, consensus building, capacity building, and knowledge building.

W (2:00-5:00) 9-450B
3-3-6
H
PRACTICUM
Instructor: James Wescoat

Workshop focuses on cultural landscape heritage issues and projects in the Indo-Islamic realm. Landscape and urban heritage inquiry goes beyond monuments and combines study of conservation theory and practice with exploration of active urban environmental design projects. Limited to 15.

MW (9:00-12:00) 9-255
3-0-6
H
Instructor: Carlo Ratti, Matthew Claudel

A seminar organized by the MIT Senseable City Lab in collaboration with Yale University Press

M (1:00-4:00) 4-251
3-0-6
H
Instructor: Carlo Ratti, Tony Vanky, David Lee, Ricardo Alvarez

The Digital Revolution is changing the way we live today as radically as the Industrial Revolution did almost two centuries ago.

M (4:00-7:00) 2-103
3-0-6
H
3-0-9
H
Instructor: Lauren Jacobi, David Friedman

Theories about the form that settlements should take. Attempts a distinction between descriptive and normative theory by examining examples of various theories of city form over time.

TR (11:00-12:30) 3-133
0-10-11
H
TR (2:00-7:00) Studio
2-0-7
G
Instructor: Brent D. Ryan

Spring 2014 Topic: INNOVATIONS IN URBANISM: PERSPECTIVES FROM PRACTICE

W (9:00-11:00) 10-485
2-0-7
H
Instructor: Brent D. Ryan

Spring 2014 Topic: THE INTERNATIONAL SHRINKING CITY: USA, GERMANY, RUSSIA

M (1:00-3:00) 10-401
3-0-9
H
Instructor: Terry Szold

Analysis of local and state power to regulate land use and development. Particular emphasis on the evolution of planning and zoning regulations, and the perceived narrowing of the relationship between public improvements requirements and development impact.

TR (2:30-4:00) 10-401