The class reviews history on the theories, methods and systems of urban design in the world, the development and the phenomena of cities as well, demonstrating a lot of practices, so as to comprehend the values inherent in cities.
Through the lectures of the class, the participants must make themselves to understand the overview the characteristics and the historical flow of developments on urban design. Additionally, the methods to analyze urban environments and space will be cultivated.
Cities, Urban History, Urban Design, Urban Facilities, Urban Infrastructure
|Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Specialist skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
The class is composed of lectures by the lecturer and presentations by participants.
The guidance will be held in the beginning of 4th Quarter (around first week of December).
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||The first part of class is lectures on history of example cities in the world, through the theories, methods and systems of urban design, actual development and the phenomena. The latter part of class will be several sessions of student presentation about cities which is selected by themselves, just following the viewpoint of lectures.||# Several Assignments will be given to the participants, as needed.|
Any textbooks are not designated.
Reference for the lecture will be handed out each time, as needed.
Grading marks is based on the result of the assignments during the quarter and additionally the rate of attendance.
Any conditions are not required for taking this course.
phone number internal: 5604
Office hour is not fixed. If you have some questions, it is preferable to send a message by e-mail to the address as above, in advance.