Heritage Conservation and the Creative City
This course is designed for students who are passionate about the cities and places where we live, work and play. This course explores the role of historic preservation in creative city-making across the globe. Students analyze nontraditional and creative ways to improve the urban cultural environment, while addressing issues such as globalization, technology, transportation, gentrification and poverty. Students analyze the impact that the creative city-making, shrinking cities and megaregions have upon historic structures and culture and discuss the implications for the future of historic preservation. Prerequisite(s): HIPR 701.