4.241J / 11.330J / 4.251
The Making of Cities

Prerequisites: 
4.252J, 11.001J
Required of: 
MArch students, SMArchS students

G: Register for 4.241 or 11.330J
UG: Register for 4.251

Examines the complex development of cities through history by tracing a diachronic accumulation of forms and spaces in specific cities, and showing how significant ideas were made manifest across distinct geographies and cultures. Emphasizes how economic, spiritual, political, geographic and technological forces have simultaneously shaped and, in turn, been influenced by the city.

Additional work required of students taking graduate version.