Course Description

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsHours
5201440 Special Topics on Sustainable and Resilient Cities 3.0 3
Description The course will examine strategies for sustainable and resilient urban development in the globalization and climate change. It will engage students in academic discussions and the practice of sustainable and resilient development. Planning policies and design concepts will be explored in different economic, institutional and cultural environments. Case studies draw on best practices in urban resilience planning in different cities, and will illustrate positive strategies to promote urban resilience, reduce social disruption, and improve local ability to deal with pressure. The objectives are to engage students in sustainable urban development, develop knowledge and understand good international practices that promote urban resilience and sustainability, and develop the research and skills necessary to apply these concepts and ideas to actual planning projects.