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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 4.001J (Spring 2007) 
  • Course Title:
  • CityScope: New Orleans 
  • Course Level:
  • Undergraduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Architecture 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. John Fernandez
    Prof. J. Phillip Thompson
    Cherie Abbanat 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 4.001J / 11.004J CityScope: New Orleans



    Spring 2007




    Course Highlights


    This class was part of a series of new project- and experience-based classes designed to introduce freshmen to complex, real-world problems.


    Course Description


    Do you want to think about ways to help solve New Orleans' problems? CityScope is a project-based introduction to the contemporary city. "Problem solving in complex (urban) environments" is different than "solving complex problems." As a member of a team, you will learn to assess scenarios for the purpose of formulating social, economic and design strategies to provide humane and sustainable solutions. A visit to New Orleans is planned for spring break 2007.
     

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