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Fall 2014 City Lab Intensive

City Lab Fall 2014

City Lab Fall 2014

City Lab Intensive: Fall 2014
Friday, August 22, 2014 - Saturday, August 23, 2014
Friday, August 29, 2014 - Saturday, August 30, 2014

City Lab Intensive is a mandatory orientation experience for all incoming undergraduate and graduate students. Interdisciplinary teams of no more than 10 students each will work alongside two instructors and will engage in a series of hands-on and reflective exercises centered around the exploration of the Rose Kennedy Greenway and adjacent commercial and residential districts.

Scope and Focus:

Students will engage with one another to explore, discuss, and analyze Boston's buildings and open space over the course of two consecutive Friday/Saturday excursions. Activities and exercises with be combined with guest speakers who have pertinent knowledge and experience of particular sites and/or community development. As an introduction to the BAC concurrent education experience, students will develop a strong sense of discovery and analysis, and a curiosity and appreciation for learning outside the classroom in a personal, applied manner, where collaboration and effective communication is essential.