11.941 | Spring 2011 | Graduate

Urban Climate Adaptation


Student Work

For the Photo Exercise I: Imagining a Resilient City assignment, students found or created two images; one reflecting urban vulnerability, the other urban resilience.


London flooded

Floating town in the Netherlands

MIT’s campus near Charles River floodplain

Floating town in Belen, Peru (Image courtesy of an MIT student. Used with permission.)

Drought in Qinghai Province, western China

Community garden in Philadelphia

Flooding of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina

Floating New Orleans

The following two pictures represent both urban vulnerability and urban resiliency. (Images courtesy of Julia Tierney. Used with permission.)

Pipes around building #1

Pipes around building #2

Course Info

As Taught In
Spring 2011
Learning Resource Types
Image Gallery
Projects with Examples
Media Assignments with Examples
Written Assignments