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  • Hoyt, Lorlene M.; Cao, Liou (2002-12)
    Subject focuses on methods of digital visualization and communication and their application to planning issues. Lectures introduce methods for describing or representing a place and its residents, for simulating actions ...
  • Zegras, P. Christopher; Ryznar, Rhonda Marie (2006-06)
    This course develops logical, empirically based arguments using statistical techniques and analytic methods. It covers elementary statistics, probability, and other types of quantitative reasoning useful for description, ...
  • Morrison, James C. (2002-12)
    A writing practicum associated with 11.200 and 11.205 that focuses on helping students present their ideas in cogent, persuasive arguments and other analytical frameworks. Reading and writing assignments and other exercises ...
  • Abbanat, Cherie Miot (2005-12)
    A writing practicum associated with 11.200 and 11.205 that focuses on helping students present their ideas in cogent, persuasive arguments and other analytical frameworks. Reading and writing assignments and other exercises ...
  • Tendler, Judith (2006-12)
    Seminar builds analytic skills for evaluating programs and projects, organizations, and environments. Subject covers: using proxy indicators with poor data and limited time; preparing for, conducting, and interpreting ...
  • Tendler, Judith (2008-06)
    Organizations and their programs often seem, at first glance, chaotic and without order. Students embarking on evaluations and similar research, therefore, feel perplexed when faced with a live organization. This is because ...
  • Frenchman, Dennis M.; Morrow, Greg (2003-12)
    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 ...
  • Frenchman, Dennis M.; Rojas, Francisca M., 1976- (2005-12)
    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 ...
  • Vale, Lawrence (2003-06)
    This is a seminar about the ways that urban design contributes to the distribution of political power and resources in cities. "Design," in this view, is not some value-neutral aesthetic applied to efforts at urban development ...
  • Ben-Joseph, Eran (2006-06)
    The planning of sites and the infrastructure systems which serve them. Site analysis, spatial organization of uses on sites, design of roadways and subdivision patterns, grading plans, utility systems, analysis of runoff, ...
  • Ben-Joseph, Eran; Ishii, Hiroshi; Ratti, Carlo (2002-06)
    The planning of sites and the infrastructure systems which serve them. Site analysis, spatial organization of uses on sites, design of roadways and subdivision patterns, grading plans, utility systems, analysis of runoff, ...
  • MacLean, Alex; Spirn, Anne Whiston (2006-06)
    This course explores photography as a disciplined way of seeing, of investigating landscapes and expressing ideas. Readings, observations, and photographs form the basis of discussions on landscape, light, significant ...
  • Ben-Joseph, Eran; Vale, Lawrence (2002-12)
    An introduction to the methods of recording, evaluating, and communicating about the urban environment. Through visual observation, field analysis, measurements, interviews, and other means, students learn to draw on their ...
  • Adams, E. Eric (2003-12)
    Core requirement for the M.Eng. program designed to teach students about the roles of today's professional engineer and expose them to team-building skills through lectures, team workshops, and seminars. Topics include: ...
  • Susskind, Lawrence (2002-12)
    The class will explore the obstacles to achieving sustainability; in particular, the difficulties of managing common resources, achieving transboundary pollution control, making tradeoffs between economic and social ...
  • Akylas, Triantaphyllos R.; Li, Guangda; Mei, Chiang C.; Rosales, Rodolfo (2004-12)
    This course discusses the Linearized theory of wave phenomena in applied mechanics. Examples are chosen from elasticity, acoustics, geophysics, hydrodynamics and other subjects. The topics include: basic concepts, one ...
  • Mei, Chiang C.; Li, Guangda (2000-12)
    Linearized theory of wave phenomena in applied mechanics. Examples are chosen from elasticity, acoustics, geophysics, hydrodynamics and other subjects. Basic concepts. One dimensional examples. Characteristics, dispersion ...
  • Hoyt, Lorlene M. (2003-06)
    Focuses on the role of the business improvement district (BID) as a popular and contemporary tool for urban revitalization. Explores BID origins, theoretical underpinnings, enabling legislation, and organizational issues. ...
  • Geltner, David, 1951-; Mcgrath, William Tod (2002-12)
    Concepts and techniques for analyzing financial decisions in property development and investment. Topics: leasing and property income streams, pro forma analysis, equity valuation, tax analysis, options, risk, and the ...
  • Geltner, David, 1951-; Mcgrath, William Tod (2003-06)
    The evolving organization and operation of real estate capital markets. Sources of real estate capital. Primary and secondary mortgage markets. The investment behavior of real estate assets. The development of REITs and ...
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