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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 11.027 (Spring 2006) 
  • Course Title:
  • City to City: Comparing, Researching and Writing about Cities 
  • Course Level:
  • Undergraduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Urban Studies and Planning 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Cherie Abbanat 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 11.027 City to City: Comparing, Researching and Writing about Cities

    Spring 2006

    Course Highlights

    This course features a full set of lecture notes, as well as assignments and an image gallery from the trip to Copenhagen.

    Course Description

    This course introduces undergraduate planning students to the role of the planner in researching issues in cities both in the United States and abroad. This course is a practical, hands-on workshop that challenges students to research, write and present their ideas on two different cities: A U.S. City (preferably somewhere close) and Copenhagen. Students will be equipped to:
    1. select and research a thesis topic,
    2. work professionally with faculty and other experts on the topic of their choice, and
    3. research, write and present.

    Special Features


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