11.309J | Fall 2012 | Graduate
Sensing Place: Photography as Inquiry
Course Description

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

The current version of the …

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

The current version of the class website for the course can be found here: Sensing Place: Photography as Inquiry.

Learning Resource Types
theaters Lecture Videos
assignment_turned_in Written Assignments with Examples
Photo of feet along a brick-paved path.
The Post Office Square in Boston, which served as the site of a student’s project. (Image courtesy of Francisca Rojas. Used with permission.)