Subjects

instructors
units
3-0-9G
schedule
TR (9:30-11:00) (9-354)
prerequisites
description

Examines both the structure of cities and ways they can be changed. Includes historical forces that have produced cities, models of urban analysis, contemporary theories of urban design, implementation strategies. Core lectures supplemented by discussion sessions focusing on student work and field trips.

instructors
units
4-2-9G
schedule
W (6:00-9:00), F (9:00-1:00) (10-485)
prerequisites
description

The Urban Design Skills course introduces urban planning students to methods for observing, interpreting, representing, and transforming the urban environment.

instructors
Alan Berger, Rafi Segal, Jonah Susskind
units
0-12-9G
schedule
TR (1:00-6:00) (STUDIO)
prerequisites
11.328 or prior design degree
description

Los Angeles has long captured the imaginations of designers and urbanists for its characteristic embodiment of the twentieth century metropolis.

instructors
units
3-0-9G / PRACTICUM
schedule
F (9:00-12:00) (9-450A)
prerequisites
description

Seminar and fieldwork on strategies of planning and control for growth and land use, chiefly at the municipal level. Growth and its local consequences; land use planning approaches; implementation tools including innovative zoning and regulatory techniques, physical design, and natural systems integration. Projects arranged with small teams serving municipal clients.