Introduction to Urban Design (PLAN 346.3)

Recent/Current Offerings

Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
PLAN 346 01 September 2016 Abraham Akkerman (primary instructor)

Description

A lecture/seminar on the history, context and elements of the built urban environment. Function and form, and aspects of urban aesthetics are discussed in relation to streetscapes, open spaces and heritage conservation. The relationship of urban design with trends in social thought and with cultural patterns is addressed. The studio consists of design exercises including graphic presentations and applications in computer-aided design.

Prerequisite(s)

GEOG 240.

Note

Students with credit for GEOG 346 will not receive credit for this course. This course was labeled GEOG 346 until 2014.

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