Challenges in Urban Development (PLAN 441.3)

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PLAN 441 02 January 2016


The course focuses on the application of knowledge to contemporary challenges in urban planning and development. Emphasis is on project-based and experiential learning through group and individual projects, in-class simulation exercises, and a fieldtrip. Examples of topics engaged with include: growth management and smart growth; inner city and suburban (re-) development challenges; downtown and city centre planning; site planning; heritage and adaptive re-use; land development and subdivision design; transportation and land use planning; mediation and negotiation in urban development. Teaching will be linked with current issues in urban Saskatchewan when appropriate.


PLAN 341, or permission of the department.


Students with credit for GEOG 441 will not receive credit for this course. This course was labeled GEOG 441 until 2014.

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