Urban Housing (Paris, London, New York) OpenCourseWare: MIT's Graduate Level Free Online Course on the Study of Housing Models

Published Jan 18, 2009

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Examine the history of housing developments in three well-known cities with this free OpenCourseWare from MIT. 'Urban Housing: Paris, London, New York' explores the evolution of each city's unique housing development model. The course is offered at the graduate level in MIT's Master of Science in Architecture Studies (SMArchS) program. While this OpenCourseWare is made available to anyone, a basic background in Architecture may be helpful in understanding the material presented.

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Urban Housing (Paris, London, New York): Course Description

'Urban Housing: Paris, London, New York' OpenCourseWare focuses on the history of city home design. The progress of housing models is traced over the past four centuries, ending with a discussion of projects in modern housing. The course uses various types of housing models in the cities of New York, London and Paris as the focus of discussions. The urban ramifications of these models are also examined. MIT Prof. Michael Dennis taught the original on-campus course and is the author of Court and Garden: from the French Hotel to the City of Modern Architecture, one of the recommended books. This is a graduate-level course intended for students majoring in Architecture and or Urbanism. The course is presented in a seminar style on the MIT campus.

'Urban Housing (Paris, London, New York)' OpenCourseWare includes a list of readings to complement each class of the on-campus course, a list of additional recommended readings, a lecture note and a project assignment description. Interested students should visit the urban housing course page.

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