2016 Environmental Planning and Design Studio I

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Social Engineering
Saito Ushio  Dohi Masato  Okuyama Shin-Ichi  Sugita Sanae 
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Mon5-8(W9 社会工学製図室)  
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Course description and aims

This course is designed for basic training on planning and designing open space in city.

Student learning outcomes

At the end of the course, students will be able to:
1.Explain the various meaning of open space in a city.
2.Understand design vocabulary of open space.
3.Understand the process of visualizing ideas through group discussion.


community garden, landscape design, viewpoint, open space

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

This is a two-quarter long course, and this class meets once a week.
This course consists of 3 sessions, and a student is required to carry out group discussion, sketch and presentation at each session.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 The Basics of Drawing Expression (1) Trace of the drawing
Class 2 The Basics of Drawing Expression (2) Trace of the drawing
Class 3 Drawing to Blush up Creativity (1) Drawing
Class 4 Drawing to Blush up Creativity (2) Drawing
Class 5 Presentation Presentation
Class 6 Fact-finding of Small Park(1) Fieldwork
Class 7 Fact-finding of Small Park(1) Fieldwork
Class 8 Sketch for Community Garden (1) Sketch
Class 9 Sketch for Community Garden (2) Sketch
Class 10 Presentation Presentation
Class 11 Analysis on Viewpoint of Bridge Analysis
Class 12 Structure of Bridge Model Production
Class 13 Viewpoints of Rainbow Bridge (1) Sketch
Class 14 Viewpoints of Rainbow Bridge (2) Sketch
Class 15 Presentation Presentation


None required.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Course materials are provided, or the acquisition method of them is shown.

Assessment criteria and methods

Panel and the final presentation at each session:100%
Final grade:Average of the results of 3 sessions.

Related courses

  • None specified.

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

Only the student who entered before 2016, and belonged to Environmental Design Program can take this course.

Contact information (e-mail and phone)    Notice : Please replace from "[at]" to "@"(half-width character).

Prof.SAITO : saito.u.aa(at)m.titech.ac.jp
Prof.Dohi : dohi.m.aa(at)m.titech.ac.jp

Office hours

Instructor’s office:
Prof.U.SAITO - West Bidg.9, Rm 501, 5Fl.
Prof.M.Dohi - West Bidg.9, Rm 534, 5Fl.
Contact by e-mail in advance to schedule an appointment.

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