Urban Design Policy and Action

Zoning map of Whittier California.

Regulating plan and development policies for Uptown Whittier, California. (Image by Moule & Polyzoides Architects and Urbanists.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

11.337J / 4.247J

As Taught In

Spring 2009

Level

Graduate

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Course Description

In this course we examine the relationship between public policy and urban design through readings, discussions, presentations, and papers. We also analyze the ways in which policies shape cities, and investigate how governments implement urban design. Students gain a critical understanding of both the complex system of governance within which urban design occurs and the effective tools available for creative intervention.

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Inam, Aseem. 11.337J Urban Design Policy and Action, Spring 2009. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-337j-urban-design-policy-and-action-spring-2009 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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