Introduction to Urban Design (ARCH9100)
UNIT OF STUDY
This introductory unit of study will provide students with the necessary skills to participate effectively in the urban design studios and will include site, spatial and public domain analysis, map and plan reading, visual, verbal and written communication techniques, and basic computer-based 3-dimensional modelling and numerical analysis. This unit will introduce students to the objectives and principles of urban design by analysing a number of public spaces, the spaces between buildings and the public domain and urban conditions in Sydney.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Graduate Certificate in Urban Design
- Graduate Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning
- Graduate Diploma in Heritage Conservation
- Graduate Diploma in Urban Design
- Graduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning
- Master of Heritage Conservation
- Master of Urban Design
- Master of Urban and Regional Planning
- Master of Urbanism (Heritage Conservation)
- Master of Urbanism (Urban Design)
- Master of Urbanism (Urban and Regional Planning)
Further unit of study information
Intensive delivery for total of 38 hours
Formative assessment (60%), summative assessment (40%); assessments comprise both group and indivdual components. Peer review of group work will be required.
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Students may be granted advanced standing based on experience and a portfolio.
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.