ARCH 551 Urban Design and Planning (3 credits)

Offered by: Architecture (Faculty of Engineering)

Overview

Architecture : Fundamentals of city-building in Canada relative to municipal, regional, and provincial actions used to guide urban growth and development. Contemporary urban design in major metropolitan centres as shaped by legal, political, and cultural realities. Current preoccupations in citybuilding: reurbanisation and adaptive reuse of infrastructure, collaborative multi-stakeholder projects, strategic initiatives, changing relationships between professional experts and grassroots actors. Introduction to specific aspects of practice: public participation and community engagement; land development and real estate; project feasibility and implementation; policy monitoring and evaluation; emergent city-building regimes.

Terms: Winter 2019

Instructors: Nicholas Luka (Winter)

  • (3-0-6)

  • Restrictions: Open only to M.Arch. students. Not open to students who are taking or who have taken ARCH 550 or URBP 550 or URBP 551.