11.201 | Fall 2005 | Graduate

Gateway: Planning Action

Course Description

This course introduces persistent themes and challenges facing planners. It emphasizes the historical roots of contemporary urban planning problems and comparative study of practice in the U.S. and other countries. It is a nine week module intended for first semester Master in City Planning students.
Learning Resource Types
Lecture Notes
Activity Assignments
The Anacostia River in Washington, DC.
The Anacostia River, which runs through the Washington, DC, area is the focus of one of the case studies examined in this course. (Image courtesy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.)