Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2011-2012
ARCH 3116 Urban Planning and Design Theory
Prerequisite: DFN 2112
This course offers lecture and practicum. It critically examines the evolution and current trends in the development of modern cities. Diverse socio-economic-political and spatial issues are explored that shape and continuously transform the physical fabric of cities, metropolitan centers, regions and global facets of architecture and urbanism. Class exercises range from actual urban design project to critical and applied assignments to explore and understand theoretical and applied underpinnings of varied and diverse urban forms.