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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 11.309J (Fall 2003) 
  • Course Title:
  • Sites in Sight: Photography as Inquiry 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Urban Studies and Planning 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Anne Whiston Spirn 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 11.309J / 4.215J Sites in Sight: Photography as Inquiry

    Fall 2003

    Course Highlights

    This class includes a very thorough reading list on the subject, and several excellent projects focused on sites chosen by the students.

    Course Description

    This course explores photography as a disciplined way of seeing, of investigating landscapes and expressing ideas. Readings, observations, and photographs form the basis of discussions on landscape, light, significant detail, place, poetics, narrative, and how photography can inform design and planning, among other issues.

    The class website can be found here: Sites in Sight: Photography as Inquiry.


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