Design and Urban Ecologies Methods 3
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Division: Parsons The New School for Design
School: School of Design Strategies
Department: Urban Design
Course Number: PGUD 5260
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
The class introduces geospatial technologies as action tools tailored to the analysis and support of participatory projects and community-based research for urban and regional spaces. The class explores open source desktop and web-based geospatial tool-sets for research, design and visualization of urban conditions, as well as strategies for intervention and transformation of issues and challenges facing urban communities. Students will gain valuable experience in harnessing ‘open data’ and creating innovative mapping tools for the empowerment local urban communities.
Course Open to: Majors Only
Open to: MS in Design and Urban Ecologies majors only; others by permission of MS in Design and Urban Ecologies program. Pre-requisite(s): PGUD 5170 Urban Ecologies Methods 2.
Open to Graduate students.