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UD 717 – The City and Urban Design

Description

This seminar provides a review of urban design methodologies by focusing on one of the world’s great laboratories of city design, New York City, and by relating its experience to that of other major cities around the world. The seminar is an adjunct to the MUD fall term studio and in part informs and is informed by the studio’s work. The seminar is divided into three sections: (1) Bibliographical readings and discussions led by instructor and participants, including tour of New York City; (2) Research into major examples of urban design and design exercises related to methods revealed by research; and (3) Development of implementation materials for fall term MUD studio.

Meets

Tue, Thu 10:00-11:30am 2213 A&AB

Faculty

Roy Strickland