This class is an intensive five week studio in China. Since it runs at a fast pace, the activities are outlined daily.

1 Depart Boston
2 Arrive Shanghai, Pudong Airport 8:00 PM
3 Tour Shanghai: Jin Mao Tower and Pudong Waterfront, Yuyuan Garden and Market, Xintiendi Project

Evening on Bund Waterfront
4 Travel to Suzhou

Visit Suzhou Gardens
5 Visit in Suzhou: Silk Factory, Canal Town

Return to Shanghai in Evening
6 Shanghai Planning Institute

French Quarter Historic District

7:30 PM: Overnight Train for Beijing
7 Arrive Beijing, Get Settled in Guest Houses

Afternoon: Meet Chinese Students, Organize Teams, Buy Bicycles
8 Begin Studio Visit site
9 Tour in Beijing: Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven
10 Work
13 Site Clues Presentation Assignment 1: Site clues due
18 Work Design directions due
20 6:00 PM: Leave for Shanxi Province Assignment 2: Preliminary plan due
21 Tour Shanxi: Yungang Grottoes, Huayan Temple, Hanging Monastery

Evening on Mount Wutai
22 Visit Wutai: Jinci Temple

Travel to Pingyao Walled City
23 Visit Pingyao

Return to Beijing in Evening
29 Visit Great Wall Assignment 3: Design development due
34 Final Presentation Assignment 4: Final presentation - Powerpoint and web presentation due
35 Return Boston