An Interdisciplinary Workshop Course on the Future of the Panama Canal Metropolitan Landscape
Each January a three-week winter session workshop course brings students to Panama City for a field-based, research and design-oriented learning experience. The overall theme of the four-credit course is the urbanization and conservation of the Panama Canal metropolitan region, which the World Monuments Fund has designated an endangered site.
- Field-based learning experience
- Urbanization and conservation of the Panama Canal region
- Lectures and tours by Cornell professors and local experts
- Student design charrettes and presentations
- Symposium sponsored by the World Monuments Fund
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- Biodiversity and natural-cultural heritage
- Housing and urban design
- Tourism and economic development
- Social policies
- Sustainable building and landscape planning
- Projects involving water, land use, infrastructure, and renewable resources