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Natural Systems & the City Studio


Methods of large scale site analysis using a natural systems overlay technique will be applied to a single project site which will be used as a vehicle for learning, understanding and applying principles of air photo interpretation, landform analysis, hydrological systems, ecology and vegetation systems, as well as land use and transportation systems. Seminar modules on wetlands and brownfields remediation and restoration will support the studio. Systems analysis will form the foundation for large scale, mixed use design proposals for the site

Credits 3 Credits
Prerequisites * None.
Co-Requisites None.
Fulfills BLA: Required
Fall, Spring, Summer


* Prerequisites listed are for onsite degree programs only.  For questions regarding prerequisites for Professional & Continuing Education, The Sustainable Design Institute or The Landscape Institute please call the office at 617-585-0101 or email pce@the-bac.edu. For questions regarding prerequisites for the Distance track Master of Architecture please call 617-585-0390 or email dmarch@the-bac.edu. If you are looking at the course page of a 4000 series course, the prerequisites listed on the page do apply to you.

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