11.912J / 4.275J
Advanced Urbanism Colloquium

Prerequisites: 
Permission of
Preference Given to: 
Doctoral students in the Advanced Urbanism concentration.

Introduces critical theories and contemporary practices in the field of urbanism that challenge its paradigms and advance its future. Includes theoretical linkages between ideas about the cultures of urbanization, social and political processes of development, environmental tradeoffs of city making, and the potential of design disciplines to intervene to change the future of built forms. Events and lecture series co-organized by faculty and doctoral students further engage and inform research.