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Cities for People/Summer Workshop
0.50 Credit(s)
This course can be presented as a ‘Professional Research’ opportunity for students who wish to explore the urban fabric from a holistic perspective, and undertake primary and secondary research, using Toronto as a laboratory. The main premise of the course is to develop an understanding of the issues and opportunities for healthy community development throughout the city. Topics can include social / cultural aspects such as community gardens/farming, bicycle and pedestrian pathways;
economic aspects such as green enterprise, sustainable business. Students will have the opportunity to meet with some of the champions of green enterprise and community development; they can work on strategies, which can increase stewardship and awareness through the integration of ‘ecorevelatory’ art and design projects.
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