11.943 Special Studies in Urban Studies and Planning - The Cardener River Corridor Workshop

Fall 2001

The Cardener River near Barcelona.
The Cardener River near Barcelona.  (Image by Prof. Eran Ben-Joseph.)

Course Highlights

This is an excellent introductory urban design studio.  The lecture notes section contains a good deal of general urban planning techniques and teachings, and the Final Report of the studio is contained in the presentations section.

Course Description

This landscape and environmental planning workshop investigates and propose a framework for the enhancement, development and preservation of the natural and cultural landscape of the Cardener River Corridor in Catalunya, Spain. The workshop is carried out in conjunction with the Polytechnic University of Catalunya, and the Barcelona Provincial Council (Diputació de Barcelona).
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Prof. Eran Ben-Joseph

Course Meeting Times

Two sessions / week
3 hours / session