COURSE DESCRIPTION: 
This course explores the connections between food, architecture, and the built environment from historical and critical perspectives. Themes include: café culture and the emergence of an urban public sphere; the aesthetics of Japanese architecture, food, and design; urban agriculture; food and public spaces; among others.
COURSE PROJECTS
Assignment 01: An architectural take on food
Assignment 02: A culinary take on architecture
Assignment 03: The urban dimensions of food.
01: AN ARCHITECTURAL TAKE ON FOOD

Titled "The Space We Eat", this individual assignment is a survey mapping presentation of what affects students' food choices and the choice of space they would be most comfortable in on campus. The survey mapping makes use of their choice of food molded as chairs to pinpoint spaces on campus.

Location: UB South Campus
02: A CULINARY TAKE ON ARCHITECTURE

Titled "The Anatomy of Old Immigrant Café Culture in South Bombay ", this anecdotal research paper aims to use Irani/Parsi cafes in Mumbai as an architectural and cultural foundation between the immigrant community and the old colonial city.
Link to paper: https://www.academia.edu/94398028/The_Anatomy_of_Old_Immigrant_Caf%C3%A9_Culture_in_South_Bombay
03: THE URBAN DIMENSIONS OF FOOD

Titled "Come Grocery Shopping With Us", this group assignment is a video documentary of 3 students- Gabe, Catherine and Nini -as they take you through different grocery shopping experiences and what factors affect the same.
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