Ecologies of Construction

Creative use of containers at India Wharf.

Container City at India Wharf, London, UK. (Image courtesy of Prof. John Fernandez.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

4.406

As Taught In

Spring 2007

Level

Graduate

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Course Features

Course Description

Ecologies of Construction examines the resource requirements for the making and maintenance of the contemporary built environment. This course introduces the field of industrial ecology as a primary source of concepts and methods in the mapping of material and energy expenditures dedicated to construction activities.

Fernandez, John. 4.406 Ecologies of Construction, Spring 2007. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/architecture/4-406-ecologies-of-construction-spring-2007 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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