Fantastic Mexico Summer Class –3 cities—8 days

LOOKING FOR SOMETHING INTERESTING, FUN AND

EDUCATIONAL? How about an 8 day trip to MEXICO

SUMMER 2014

URBDP 498 C for juniors/seniors, and URBDP 598 F for grad students. Both 3-6 variable credit. May 23rd is cutoff date to enroll.

URBAN PLANNING, DESIGN AND RELATED URBAN ISSUES:
JUNE 24—JULY 1
COMPARATIVE MEXICO AND THE US

The course is open to juniors and seniors as well as graduate students.

Professor Fritz Wagner and Dr. Regent Cabana will lead it. We will visit three Mexican cities-Mexico City, San Miguel de Allende and Guanajuato – where a number of professors, government officials and other urban experts will give The course will examine similarities and differences between U.S. and Mexican cities. We will look more particularly at current urban issues confronting communities in Mexico. We will study the physical layout of cities, urban design, urban growth, problems related to the environment, governmental institutions as well as historical, social and cultural factors specific to Mexico and Mexican cities. Students will write a paper on a topic related to an issue encountered in Mexico.

A FANTASTIC TRIP AND LOTS TO LEARN-YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED

Our estimated cost of the trip (airfare, meals, ground travel, and accommodation) is $1,000, not including tuition

Students pay own travel to and from Mexico and pay for own lodging and meals and ground transport. Suggested flight times will be offered and accommodations will be organized by instructors.

For further info. contact Prof. Wagner 206-543-7459 or fwagner@u.washington.edu or see him in Gould 410A.

Space is Limited so get organized soon

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