ARC 448 / URB 448 / LAS 448 (SA) Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit
Las Ciudades del Boom: Economic Growth, Urban Life and Architecture in the Latin American City
Sample reading list:
Nestor Garcia Canclini, Hybrid Cultures. Strategies for Entering and Leaving
Felipe Hernandez, Beyond Modernist Masters. Contemporary Architecture
Mariana Leguía, Latin America at the Crossroads
Thomas Skidmore, Peter H. Smith, James N. Green, Modern Latin America
Victor Bulmer-Thomas, The Economic History of Latin America Since Independence
Un-Habitat, State of Latin American and Caribbean cities.
See instructor for complete list
Each week students will be asked to divide readings among themselves for discussion in the seminar. Three assignments will teach students how to access and analyze various resources relating to the study of the growth of Latin American cities. Students will then use this knowledge to create a case study of a specific instance of growth in a city for their final project.
Paper in Lieu of Mid Term - 10%
Paper in lieu of Final - 30%
Papers - 40%
Oral Presentation(s) - 20%
Open to Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students Only.
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