MIT11 328 - Urban Design Skills: Observing, Interpreting, and Representing the City

Description
Introduces methods of recording, evaluating, and representing the urban environment. Through visual observation, field analysis, measurements, interviews, and other means, students draw on their senses and develop their ability to deduce, conclude, question, and test conclusions about how the environment is used and valued. Using representational tools such as drawing, photographing, computer modeling and desktop publishing, students communicate what they observe along with their impressions and design ideas. Intended as a foundation for future studio work in urban design. Includes design-based projects. Course site: NOURL
Credits
15
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019, Fall 2018
Avg. Class Size
999
Avg. Sections
1