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Introduction to Urban Design - ARCH9100

Year - 2018

This introductory unit of study will provide students with the necessary skills to participate effectively in the urban design studios and integrated urbanism studio. The unit 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. It 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.

Classes
Intensive delivery (lectures and tutorials) for total of 38 hours over 7 weeks

Assessment
(60%) Formative assessment, (40%) summative assessment. Assessments comprise both group and individual components. Peer review of group work will be required.

Textbooks
Glaeser, Edward. Triumph of the city: How our greatest invention makes us richer, smarter, greener, healthier, and happier. Penguin, 2011. Montgomery, Charles. Happy city: transforming our lives through urban design. Macmillan, 2013. APA

Additional information
Students may be granted advanced standing based on portfolio.

Details

Faculty: Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning

Semester 1a

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Urban and Regional Planning and Policy
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning

Semester 2a

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Urban and Regional Planning and Policy
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr. Non Arkaraprasertkul
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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