4.406 Ecologies of Construction

Spring 2007

Creative use of containers at India Wharf.
Container City at India Wharf, London, UK. (Image by Prof. John Fernandez.)

Course Description

Ecologies of Construction examines the resource requirements for the making and maintenance of the contemporary built environment. This course introduces the field of industrial ecology as a primary source of concepts and methods in the mapping of material and energy expenditures dedicated to construction activities.
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Staff

Instructor:
Prof. John Fernandez

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Two sessions / week
1 hour / session

Level

Graduate