Course Description

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsHours
5201402 Urban Planning Theory & Practice 3.0 3
Description This course is mainly to discuss the role of planning as a form of intervention in the development process, and introduce the role of planning in the allocation and management of a sustainable environment. Thus the course including: 1. Planning, planners and plans 2. The origins: urban growth from 1800 to 1940 3. The seers: pioneer thinkers in urban planning, from 1880 to 1945 4. The creation of the postwar planning machine, from 1940 to 1952 5. National/regional planning from 1945 to 1990 6. Planning for cities and city regions from 1945 to 1990 7. Planning in Western Europe, United States since 1945 8. Settlements into the 21st century