Course Description

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsHours
8517012 Special Issues on District Planning and Design 3.0 3
Description The purpose of the course is to discuss how to improve the way the town could grow, how to move away from conventional sprawl and toward a more attractive, and more environmentally and economically sustainable pattern of development. Therefore, this course consist of the following topics: 1. Introduction to history, theory and contemporary practice 2. New urbanism and smart growth 3. Growth management, development control and the role of urban design 4. Designing communities in different cultures 5. Urban design in the real world 6. Case study of the region 7. Case study of the city 8. Case study of the neighborhood 9. Case study of the block