4.406 Ecologies of Construction

As taught in: Spring 2007

Creative use of containers at India Wharf.

Container City at India Wharf, London, UK. (Image courtesy of Prof. John Fernandez.)

Level:

Graduate

Instructors:

Prof. John Fernandez

Course Features

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.