11.228J / 4.229J
COLLECTIVES: New Forms of Sharing

Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor

Enrollment: Limited to 12 

Considers ways in which collaborative approaches to living can reshape architecture and the city. Students investigate historic and present spatial models and platforms (digital and physical) of collaboration and sharing. Explores how economic, political and social transformations such as co-ownership, community-based exchange, digital collectives, self-organization and more, can lead to new programs, typologies, designs and new relationships between user, designer and developer.