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    • 11.001J / 4.250J Introduction to Urban Design and Development, Fall 2001 

      Vale, Lawrence (2001-12)
      Examines the evolving structure of cities and the way that cities, suburbs, and metropolitan areas can be designed and developed. Guest speakers present cases, involving current projects, which illustrate the scope and ...
    • 4.607 Thinking About Architecture: In History and At Present, Fall 2002 

      Jarzombek, Mark (2002-12)
      This course studies the interrelationship of theory, history, and practice as it relates to architecture and the architect. It looks at theory not as a specialized discourse relating only to architecture, but as touching ...
    • 4.651 20th Century Art, Fall 2002 

      Jones, Caroline (2002-12)
      Critical examination of major developments in European and American art during the past century. Surveys art's engagements with modernization, radical politics, utopianism, mass culture, changing conceptions of mind and ...
    • 11.328J / 4.240J Urban Design Skills: Observing, Interpreting, and Representing the City, Fall 2002 

      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 ...
    • 4.181 Architecture Design Workshop: Researching User Demand for Innovative Offices, Fall 2002 

      Duffy, Francis, 1940- (2002-12)
      The theme of this Workshop is the design of the changing workplace. The objective of this workshop is to make MIT graduate students fully aware of emerging technological and social trends that are revolutionizing the working ...
    • 4.661 Theory and Method in the Study of Architecture and Art, Fall 2002 

      Jones, Caroline (2002-12)
      This seminar is open to graduate students, and is intended to offer a synoptic view of selected methodologies and thinkers in art history (with some implications for architecture). It is a writing-intensive class based on ...
    • 4.462 / 4.441 Building Technologies II: Building Structural Systems I, Spring 2003 

      Ochsendorf, John Allen (2003-06)
      This course serves as an introduction to the history, theory, and construction of basic structural systems with an introduction to energy issues in buildings. Emphasis is placed on developing an understanding of basic ...
    • 4.212 Design Fabrication, Spring 2003 

      Sass, Lawrence (2003-06)
      Design Fabrication is an introductory course in the field of advanced computing, prototyping and building fabrication. The class is focused on the relationship between design, various forms of computer modeling both explicit ...
    • 4.181 Architectural Design Workshop - Rethinking Office Development, Spring 2003 

      Duffy, Francis, 1940-; Tsakonas, Konstantinos G. (2003-06)
      This is an interdisciplinary workshop, not a design workshop in the ordinary sense. It is certainly intended for graduate students in architecture but also for students in the Center for Real Estate (CRE), and for students ...
    • 4.440 Basic Structural Theory, Spring 2003 

      Ochsendorf, John Allen (2003-06)
      This course introduces the static behavior of structures and strength of materials. Topics covered include: reactions, truss analysis, stability of structures, stress and strain at a point, shear and bending moment diagrams, ...
    • 11.016J / 4.211J The City, Spring 2003 

      Spirn, Anne Whiston, 1947- (2003-06)
      Examines the evolving structure of cities, the dynamic processes that shape them, and the significance of a city's history for its future development. Develops the ability to read urban form as an interplay of natural ...
    • 11.302J / 4.235J Urban Design Politics, Spring 2003 

      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 ...
    • 4.42J / 1.044J / 2.66J Fundamentals of Energy in Buildings, Fall 2003 

      Glicksman, Leon (2003-12)
      4.42J (or 2.66J or 1.044J), Fundamentals of Energy in Buildings, is an undergraduate class offered in the Department of Architecture, and jointly in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Department ...
    • 11.301J / 4.252J Introduction to Urban Design and Development, Fall 2003 

      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 ...
    • 4.173 Digital Mock-Up Workshop, Spring 2004 

      Sass, Lawrence (2004-06)
      This is an advanced subject in computer modeling and CAD CAM fabrication in building large-scale prototypes and digital mock-ups within a studio setting. Prototypes and mock-ups are developed with the aid of outside ...
    • 4.602 Modern Art and Mass Culture, Spring 2004 

      Jones, Caroline (2004-06)
      This class provides an introduction to modern art and theories of modernism and postmodernism. It focuses on the way artists use the tension between fine art and mass culture to mobilize a critique of both. We will examine ...
    • 4.206 Introduction to Design Computing, Spring 2004 

      Sass, Lawrence (2004-06)
      Explores the role of computer visualization as a representational medium. Visualization is widely used in scientific, engineering, and design disciplines to help people understand complex phenomena and constructs. The key ...
    • 4.241J / 11.330J Theory of City Form, Spring 2004 

      Beinart, Julian (2004-06)
      Theories about cities and the form that settlements should take will be discussed. Attempts will be made at a distinction between descriptive and normative theory, by examining examples of various theories of city form ...
    • 4.492 Daylighting, Fall 2004 

      Andersen, Marilyne (2004-12)
      The course focuses on the use and optimization of daylight in buildings and on its complementarity to artificial (electric) lighting, to aim at reducing the building's environmental impact while improving the visual comfort ...
    • 4.301 Introduction to the Visual Arts, Fall 2004 

      Frank, Andrea, 1970- (2004-12)
      Introduction to artistic practice and aesthetic analysis through studio work and lectures. Students communicate ideas and experiences through various media such as sculpture, installation, performance, and video. Projects ...