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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 4.240J (Fall 2004) 
  • Course Title:
  • Urban Design Skills: Observing, Interpreting, and Representing the City 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Urban Studies and Planning 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Eran Ben-Joseph 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 11.328J / 4.240J Urban Design Skills: Observing, Interpreting, and Representing the City

    Fall 2004

    Course Highlights

    This introductory Urban Design course features an extensive bibliography in the readings section and a comprehensive set of introductory assignments.

    Course Description

    The course is designed to be an introduction to methods of analyzing, evaluating, and recording the urban environment first hand. Its aim is to supplement existing courses that cover theory and history of city design and planning and to better prepare students without prior design background for the studio sequence.

    *Some translations represent previous versions of courses.


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