Prof. Dennis Frenchman
Prof. Francisca Rojas
11.301J / 4.252J
This course examines both the structure of cities and ways they can be changed. Its scope includes historical forces that have produced cities, models of urban analysis, contemporary theories of urban design, and implementation strategies. Core lectures are supplemented by discussion sessions focusing on student work and field trips. Guest speakers present cases involving current projects illustrating the scope and methods of urban design practice.
Frenchman, Dennis, and Francisca Rojas. 11.301J Introduction to Urban Design and Development, Fall 2006. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-301j-introduction-to-urban-design-and-development-fall-2006 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA