Calendar


SES # TOPICS KEY DATES
Part I: A tools approach to implementing urban design policy
Introduction
1 Why should government get involved in urban design?
A tools approach to government action
2 The five (plus or minus) tools
3 Ownership and operation
4 Regulation
5 Property rights
6 Incentives and disincentives: direct and indirect
7 Information
8 Choosing tools and designing programs Paper 1 due
Part II: Two case studies in the implementation of urban design policy
9 Downtown planning in San Francisco
10 Field trip to Boston Civic Design Commission meeting
11 Design review
12 In conclusion Paper 2 due