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Designing Cities

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.

Start Date: Oct 01, 2013 Topics: Design


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Designing Cities is a 10 week course that explores the history of ideas and current design practices in cities around the world, and the challenges currently confronting city designers. Students prepare three assignments analyzing and preparing proposals for their city.


  • Dates: Oct 01, 2013 to Oct 01, 2013
  • Level of Difficulty: All Levels
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Institution: Coursera
  • Topics: Design

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About Coursera: Coursera is an education company that partners with the top universities and organizations in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free.

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