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Schedule — Thursday, 2:00 pm - 4:50 pm, Arch 108.    Updated —  10 November 2008

Week

Subject

Fall 2008

01

Introduction and Discussion; Insight on Site discussion

Aug 28

02

Planning — Illustrated
Kunstler, James Howard. The Long Emergency, discussion and assignment.

Sept 4
03

Insight on Site Presentations — I, Reading (to be provided by students)

Sept 11
04

Insight on Site Presentations — II, Reading (to be provided by students)

Sept 18
05

Discuss (and hand in) your assignment on The Long Emergency.
Discuss Daniel Solomon's Global City Blues and hand in Three Eras assignment (era 1+2); introduction of third era to inform next week's discussion.

Sept 25
06

Class Discussion (to focus on Solomon's third era, "today", coupled with Kunstler's concept of downscaling).Third era assignment due October 9.

Oct 2
07

Introduction to Providence

Oct 9
08

Class rescheduled for Sunday field trip, below. (Philip at Civic Tourism conference.)

Oct 16
Providence Field Trip — schedule, extra reading

Oct 19   Sunday

09

Transportaton — Ralph Rizzo, Planning Technical Services Team, FHWA Resource Center, Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation

Oct 23
10

Rhode Island Land Use 2025 — Nancy Hess, Supervising Planner, Division of Planning, State of Rhode Island — Reading

Oct 30
11 David Everett, Principal Planner, Neighborhoods and Communities; Providence Tomorrow and Providence 2020, Department of Planning & Development, City of Providence, Rhode Island
Nov 6
12 John Flaherty, Director of Research & Communications, Grow Smart Rhode Island. — Smart Growth
Nov 13
13

Robert J. Leaver, New Commons, Providence, RI — City and Soul (and reading handouts).

Nov 20
14

Holiday — Thanksgiving

Nov 27
15 Discussion and Review. Dec 4
16

Final Exam Week

Dec 9-13