Courses of Study 2017-2018 
    Mar 24, 2018  
Courses of Study 2017-2018
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LA 7010 - Urban Design and Planning

(CU-CEL, CU-SBY)     
Fall. 5 credits. Student option grading.

Course fee: supplies and fees: approx. $250; required field trip: approx. $50. Enrollment limited to: graduate standing or permission of instructor. Must have a grade of C- or better to advance to next studio in sequence.


This studio explores the application of urban design and landscape urbanism techniques to the problems and opportunities of contemporary city making. The studio investigates the social, cultural, natural, and infrastructural systems of urban environments, and develops integrated spatial design strategies involving water quality, public space, and flooding infrastructure. The course introduces three-dimensional computer modeling and digital design media as tools for urban design.

Outcome 1: Develop a disciplinary literacy through landscape history, theory and contemporary practices.

Outcome 2: Ability to engage landscape as community at urban scales.

Outcome 3: Students shall be able to develop 3-dimensional digital models.

Outcome 4: Students shall be able to collect and assess data related to urban communities.

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