11.201 Gateway: Planning Action

As taught in: Fall 2005

The Anacostia River in Washington, DC.

The Anacostia River, which runs through the Washington, DC, area is the focus of one of the case studies examined in this course. (Image courtesy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.)

Level:

Graduate

Instructors:

Prof. Cherie Abbanat

Prof. Lawrence Vale

Prof. Xavier de Souza Briggs

Prof. Annette M. Kim

Prof. Balakrishnan Rajagopal

Course Features

Course Description

This course introduces persistent themes and challenges facing planners. It emphasizes the historical roots of contemporary urban planning problems and comparative study of practice in the U.S. and other countries. It is a nine week module intended for first semester Master in City Planning students.