Courses of Study 2021-2022 
    Oct 01, 2023  
Courses of Study 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LA 7010 - Urban Design and Planning

(CU-CEL, CU-SBY)     
Fall. 5 credits. Letter grades only.

Course fee: approximately $250 for supplies; required field trip fee: approximately $50. Enrollment limited to: graduate students 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: Demonstrate ability to engage landscape as community at urban scales through complex programs and design approaches.

Outcome 3: Students shall be able to develop 3-dimensional digital models at advanced level of skill.

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

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