4.406 | Spring 2007 | Graduate

Ecologies of Construction

Course Description

Ecologies of Construction examines the resource requirements for the making and maintenance of the contemporary built environment. This course introduces the field of industrial ecology as a primary source of concepts and methods in the mapping of material and energy expenditures dedicated to construction activities.
Learning Resource Types
Lecture Notes
Written Assignments
Creative use of containers at India Wharf.
Container City at India Wharf, London, UK. (Image courtesy of Prof. John Fernandez.)