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Urban Design for Sustainability
Zoom in to the neighbourhood level as you study the principles and tools of sustainable urban design.Learn how transportation and walkability affect the function of a city. Draw on established practices to measure sustainable design qualities.
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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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