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Title : 4.303 Dialogue in Art, Architecture, and Urbanism (MIT)

Title : 4.303 Dialogue in Art, Architecture, and Urbanism (MIT)

Description : In this class we will examine how the idea of the city has been "translated" by artists, architects, and other diverse disciplines. We will consider how collaborations between artists and architects might provide opportunities for rethinking / redesigning urban spaces. The class will look specifically at planned cities like Brasilia, Las Vegas, Canberra, and Celebration and compare such tabula rasa designs with the redesign of recyclable urban spaces demonstrated in projects such as Ground Zero, Barcelona 2004, and Boston's Rose Kennedy Greenway. While the course will involve some reading and discussion, coursework will focus largely on the students' own projects / interventions that should evolve over the course of the semester.  Of the two weekly class meetings, one will be a gr

Description : In this class we will examine how the idea of the city has been "translated" by artists, architects, and other diverse disciplines. We will consider how collaborations between artists and architects might provide opportunities for rethinking / redesigning urban spaces. The class will look specifically at planned cities like Brasilia, Las Vegas, Canberra, and Celebration and compare such tabula rasa designs with the redesign of recyclable urban spaces demonstrated in projects such as Ground Zero, Barcelona 2004, and Boston's Rose Kennedy Greenway. While the course will involve some reading and discussion, coursework will focus largely on the students' own projects / interventions that should evolve over the course of the semester.  Of the two weekly class meetings, one will be a gr

Fromsemester : Fall

Fromsemester : Fall

Fromyear : 2003

Fromyear : 2003

Creator :

Creator :

Date : 2004-07-14T13:17:14+05:00

Date : 2004-07-14T13:17:14+05:00

Relation : 4.303

Relation : 4.303

Language : en-US

Language : en-US

Subject : cities

Subject : cities

Subject : urbanism

Subject : urbanism

Subject : artists

Subject : artists

Subject : architects

Subject : architects

Subject : collaboration

Subject : collaboration

Subject : translation

Subject : translation

Subject : revitalization

Subject : revitalization

Subject : urban space

Subject : urban space

Subject : redistricting

Subject : redistricting

Subject : planned cities

Subject : planned cities

Subject : development

Subject : development

Subject : ground zero

Subject : ground zero

Subject : blank slate

Subject : blank slate

Subject : interventions

Subject : interventions

Subject : architecture

Subject : architecture

Subject : visual artists

Subject : visual artists

Subject : production models

Subject : production models

Subject : design process

Subject : design process