The calendar for this course is less structured than those of more traditional courses. Since this course is a workshop, and involves travel, topics of discussion and research are listed around visits to Foshan.

1 Introduction
2 Initial Site Visit to Foshan 
3-6 Housing and Village Preservation

Heritage and Cultural Infrastructure

Parks and Open Space

Transportation Systems and Networks

Water Resource Management
7 Mid-term Trip to Foshan 
8-13 Best Practices and Case Studies in the Subject Areas (listed above) from Other Cities around China, Asia, and the Rest of the World

Design Charrettes with Experts from the Fields of Urban Design, Planning, and Land Policy

Feasibility and Implementation Considerations
14 Final Trip to Present Work