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Santiago: Urban Planning, Public Policy, and the Built Environment

Course Description: 

Santiago's growth and development over time and in comparison to other mega cities in the world; impact of urban highways on the built environment; shopping malls and the development of new urban sub-centers. Topics: brief history of the city, from 1541 to1940; urban development since 1940; the 1960 Inter-communal Urban Plan; planning and the configuration of modern Santiago; housing policy as an instrument to combat poverty; social housing policy and Santiago's built environment.

Subject: 
OSPSANTG
Subject (Full): 
Overseas Studies in Santiago
Academic Year: 
2014-2015
Geography: 
Chile