Advanced urban design and land development planning: sustainability in urban design, urban design theory, place making and the built environment.
Building upon the introductory paper on urban design (SURV 303), this paper explores a variety of design methods, case studies and approaches to undertaking urban development. Through lectures, readings and class discussions, students will gain a greater understanding of how development professionals can contribute to socially, environmentally and economically successful development projects.
|Paper title||Urban Design 2|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2023, expected to be offered in 2024 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,173.39|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- SURV 303 or SURV 315
- SURV 425, SURV 553
- Schedule C
- Non-Surveying students must seek approval from the Dean of the School of Surveying before enrolling in this paper.
- This paper is targeted to students who have completed SURV 303 (Urban Design 1), but may also be suitable for students at the third-year undergraduate level and above who have taken previous papers in design, social geography or urban studies.
- Teaching staff
Convenor and Lecturer: James Berghan
- Paper Structure
- The paper covers the following themes:
- Design methods
- Urban design precedent studies
- Place theory
- Digital modelling and graphic design
- Governance and the development process
- Market and design research
- Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Public places urban spaces: The dimensions of urban design by M. Carmona, S. Tiesdell, T. Heath, and T. Oc (2010)
- Urban design: A typology of procedures and products by J. Lang (2008)
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking,
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- Learning Outcomes
- Students who successfully complete the paper will
- Demonstrate the ability to think critically about human environments across a variety of scales
- Demonstrate the ability to explore, define and respond to complex problems and provide sound reasoning for your choices
- Demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between community and the physical environment
- Demonstrate improved written, visual and oral communication skills