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11.304J / 4.255J Site and Urban Systems Planning, Spring 2006

Proposed wind farms on the class site.
A design proposal from the class involving housing and harnessing wind energy. (Image courtesy of Prof. Eran Ben-Joseph.)

Highlights of this Course

This course features a full set of assignments and a complete list of readings.

Course Description

This course reviews land inventory, analysis and the planning of sites and the infrastructure systems that serve them. It also examines spatial organization of uses, parcelization, design of roadways, grading, utility systems, stormwater runoff, parking, traffic and off-site impacts, as well as landscaping. It also covers lectures on analytical techniques and examples of good site-planning practice. Requirements include a series of assignments and a client based project.


Prof. Eran Ben-Joseph

Course Meeting Times

Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session



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