Warning! This subject requires you to do a practical placement, please see Special Requirements for more information.
- Introduction to urban design
- History of urban design 1: preindustrial to modernism
- History of urban design 2: challenges to modernity
- The sustainability agenda and urban design
- Sustainable urban design theory 1: introduction to the theory and principles
- Sustainable urban design theory 2: urban design for people
- Context analysis
- Revitalisation and redevelopment of city centres
- Sustainable urban design in practice
- Research forum
- Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
- Embedded Multimedia
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Leacture capture
- Standard Media
- Streaming Multimedia
- Web links
No eligibility requirements
- EquipmentDetails - Audio/Visual equipment
- PlacementDetails - Includes Placement
This is a practical, design-oriented subject designed to teach students the basic principles, techniques and tools of sustainable urban design theory and practice from a sustainable transportation, walkability and sustainable urban planning perspective. The subject focuses on precinct and neighbourhood level urban design, based on the idea that design has an important influence on the function and quality of cities. It also explores responsive places that are enriched through maximising choice.
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- Assignment 1 - Presentation (15%)
- Assignment 2 - Essay (40%)
- Assignment 3 - Group Project (45%)