11.301J / 4.252J Introduction to Urban Design and Development, Fall 2005
Author(s)Frenchman, Dennis M.; Rojas, Francisca M., 1976-
Introduction to Urban Design and Development
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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 group focusing on student work. Speakers present cases involving current projects illustrating the scope and methods of urban design practice.
cities, Boston, American city, market, social forces, public development, regulation of private development, incentives to encourage good design, plans, proposals, case studies, field trips, Traditional City, the City as a Work of Art, the Efficient City, the Garden City, the Secure City, the Information City, Virtual City, 11.301J, 11.301, 4.252J, 4.252