4.213J / 11.308J
Ecological Urbanism Seminar

Prerequisites: 
Permission of instructor
Enrollment: 
Limited

Examines the urban environment as a natural phenomenon, human habitat, medium of expression, and forum for action. Subject has two related, major themes: how ideas of nature influence the way cities are perceived, designed, built, and managed; and how natural processes and urban form interact and the consequences of these for human health safety and welfare.