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2017 Report – Massachusetts Institute of Technology, SIGUS – Special Interest Group in Urban Settlement

By on June 17, 2017
General Information
University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Department/Institution
SIGUS – Special Interest Group in Urban Settlement

Country
United States Boston

Person filling out the report
Dr. Reinhard Goethert, Director SIGUS
rgoethert@aol.com

Associated UNI Thematic Hubs
Informal Urbanism
Urban Form

Collaborations
Other academic network affiliations
Yes
Global Consortium Exploring Incremental Housing

Other research network affiliations
No

Collaborations with UNI members in academic activities
No

Collaborations with UNI members in research initiatives
No

Programmes

Undergraduate Programmes

Master Programmes
MCP – Planning (also undergraduate program)
MArch – Architecture (also undergraduate program)

PhD Programmes
PHD (planning and architecture)

Other Programmes
Special workshop in summers and January. Varied topics according to current focus.

Produced Materials

Books

Articles

Projects
International university consortium focused on informal self-built incremental housing.
http://web.mit.edu/incrementalhousing/

Additional Comments

Reinhard Goethert from MIT was recorded for the UNI Global Urban Lectures: https://unhabitat.org/urban-knowledge/urban-lectures/

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