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2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ARCH 6300:Urban Design Theory and Planning

3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
This course investigates the likely urban generators/determinants/transformers that evolved not only from critical formal work but also from social, political, economic, and technological sources. This course critically reviews the contribution of urban forms of these time periods to set the foundations for this course. A factual framework of the events, persons, projects, and critical analysis of theoretical work is one of the essential parts of the course content developed through lectures, seminar discussions and presentations.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn the variety of research underpinning for diverse urban contexts.
  • Able to critically analyze and explore contextual readings of diverse urban settings.
  • Understand the cultural manifestations of diverse urban settings.
  • Understand national and regional traditions shaping urban contexts.
  • Understand human behavior, diversity and intervention in a city.

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