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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 4.22 (Fall 2004) 
  • Course Title:
  • Urban Housing: Paris, London, New York 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Architecture 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Michael Dennis 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 4.220 Urban Housing: Paris, London, New York



    Fall 2004




    Course Highlights


    This class features an extensive reading list, and a lecture note which summarizes the themes of the class.



    Course Description


    This class presents an analysis of the development of housing models and their urban implications in Paris, London, and New York City from the seventeenth century to the present. The focus will be on three models: the French hotel, the London row house, and the New York City tenement and apartment building. Other topics covered will include twentieth-century housing reform movements and work by the London County Council, CIAM, and American public housing agencies.

     

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