The course explores visionary and practical concepts of city design and planning, past and present, and how design can address such looming challenges as urban population growth, climate change and rising sea levels. Participants will be encouraged to make proposals for city design and development, starting with their own immediate environment.
Excerpt #1: Gary Hack on Retrofitting Infrastructure
Excerpt #2: Stefan Al on Technological Visions
Sustainability is a practice operating across a variety of scales and skills. We will explore the ways that decision makers use systems analysis and design thinking to confront the career-defining challenges facing the next generation of leaders. Networks of practice from across North America and around the globe will provide case material and guest lectures.
Excerpt #3: Mark Alan Hughes on Climate Change Primer
Excerpt #4: Leslie Billhymer on Sketching