Eco:UR: Urban Ecologies

The Urban Ecologies seminar will introduce concepts drawn from contemporary environmental science research and exemplary environmental design precedents to prepare students to deal with the complexities of the urban biosphere, its infrastructuralsystems and metabolic processes. The class will critically address topics such as urban sustainability, environmental resilience, urban energy harvesting, landscape ecologies andbioremediation and the multi-functionality of urban andlandscape systems.