11.309J / 4.215J Sensing Place: Photography as Inquiry
As taught in: Spring 2006
An image from Post Office Square in Boston. (Image courtesy of Francisca Rojas. Used with permission.)
This course explores photography as a disciplined way of seeing, of investigating landscapes and expressing ideas. Readings, observations, and photographs form the basis of discussions on landscape, light, significant detail, place, poetics, narrative, and how photography can inform design and planning, among other issues.