GSD Course Bulletin - Spring 2014

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Courses taught by Ann Forsyth

01122: Second Semester Core Urban Planning Studio (STU 0112200)

Urban Planning and Design
Core Studio - 8 credits
Tuesday Thursday 2:00 - 6:00  

Instructor(s)
Ann Forsyth, Alex Krieger, Daniel D'Oca, Kathryn Madden, Robert Pietrusko

Course Description

The second semester core planning studio expands the topics and methodologies studied in the first semester core studio, GSD 1121, aiming to prepare students for the mix of analytical and creative problem-solving needed to address planning issues at the advanced level of the options studios. GSD 1122 centers around a single large-scale planning problem with a regional, intermunicipal scope. The studio addresses the following concerns, all of which are currently central to planning: the pattern and development nature of settlement form; the visual and scenic impact of development either at the fringe or in built-up areas; accessibility, walkability, and the relationship between transit and autos; the location and utility of open space, particularly with respect to development; how planning can promote development of places, businesses, and cultural activities; how to interact with and appreciate the perspectives of diverse constituencies; and the respective roles of large-scale concepts (eg plans) vs. regulation in shaping the built environment.p>


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09201: Independent Study by Candidates for Masters Degrees (ADV 0920100)

Architecture
Independent Study - 4 credits

Instructor(s)
Beth Altringer, Neil Brenner, Joan Busquets, Felipe Correa, Diane Davis, Peter Del Tredici, Sonja Duempelmann, Ed Eigen, K. Michael Hays, Michael Hooper, Jane Hutton, Niall Kirkwood, Joyce Klein-Rosenthal, Sanford Kwinter, Kiel Moe, Richard Peiser, Robert Pietrusko, Peter Rowe, David Sanderson, Jorge Silvetti, James Stockard, Maryann Thompson, Bing Wang, Matthew Wilson, Cameron Wu, Ann Forsyth, Rahul Mehrotra

Course Description

Students may take a maximum of 8 credit units with different instructors in this course series.Prerequisites: Graduate standing. Candidates may arrange individual work focusing on subjects or issues that are of interest to them but are not available through regularly offered course work. Students must submit an independent study petition and secure approval of their advisor and of the faculty member sponsoring the study.


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09342: Independent Thesis in Satisfaction of the Degree Master in Landscape Architecture (ADV 0934200)

Landscape Architecture
Research Seminar - 12 credits

Instructor(s)
Silvia Benedito, Anita Berrizbeitia, Rosetta Elkin, Ann Forsyth, Andrea Hansen, Jane Hutton, David Mah, Charles Waldheim, Gareth Doherty

Course Description

Following preparation in GSD 9341, each student pursues a topic of relevance to landscape architecture, which must include academic inquiry and design exploration.


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