Introduction to Urban Design and Development

An image from the walking tour of Boston, part of lecture 2.

The Berkeley Building, 420 Boylston Street, Boston. (Image by Prof. Larry Vale.)


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11.001J / 4.250J

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Spring 2006



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This course examines the evolving structure of cities and the way that cities, suburbs, and metropolitan areas can be designed and developed. Boston and other American cities are studied to see how physical, social, political and economic forces interact to shape and reshape cities over time.

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Susan Silberberg. 11.001J Introduction to Urban Design and Development. Spring 2006. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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