2019 Urban Planning

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Urban Design and Built Environment
Instructor(s)
Muromachi Yasunori 
Course component(s)
Lecture
Day/Period(Room No.)
Mon1-2(G323)  Thr1-2(G323)  
Group
-
Course number
UDE.P403
Credits
2
Academic year
2019
Offered quarter
2Q
Syllabus updated
2019/4/10
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

This course is to study sustainable urban planning by reviewing the relationship between urban development and urban planning, and urban planning cases in Japan and other foreign countries.

Student learning outcomes

Understanding urban planning institutions in Japan and other foreign countries focusing on masterplan in Japan, and also exercising urban planning for sustainability by proposing amendments to existing cases of masterplans

Keywords

Urban planning, Master plan, Sustainability

Competencies that will be developed

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

Lectures and exercises

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Establishment of urban planning Understanding establishment of urban planning
Class 2 Overview of urban planning institutions in Japan Reviewing urban planning institutions in Japan
Class 3 Overview of masterplan in urban planning Reviewing masterplan in urban planning
Class 4 Current issues on urban planning-healthy cities Understanding healthy cities as one of the current issues in urban planning
Class 5 Current issues on urban planning-climate change and urban planning Understanding climate change as one of the current issues in urban planning
Class 6 Current issues on urban planning-disaster prevention and urban planning Understanding disaster prevention as one of the current issues in urban planning
Class 7 Current issues on urban planning-compact city and urban planning Understanding compact city as one of the current issues in urban planning
Class 8 Overview of urban planning institutions in UK Reviewing urban planning institutions in UK
Class 9 The agencies of urban planning in UK Understanding the agencies of urban planning in UK
Class 10 The framework of urban plans in UK Understanding the framework of urban planning in UK
Class 11 The management of urban development in UK Understanding the management of urban development in UK
Class 12 Case study exercise-current status and issues in urban planning Reviewing current status and issues in urban planning of a selected city
Class 13 Case study exercise-current status of masterplan Reviewing current status of masterplan of a selected city
Class 14 Case study exercise-current issues of masterplan Reviewing current issues of masterplan of a selected city
Class 15 Case study exercise-proposals of amendments to current masterplan Proposing amendments to current masterplan of a selected city

Textbook(s)

Barry Cullingworth et al., Town and Country Planning in the UK, Routledge, 2015

Reference books, course materials, etc.

None

Assessment criteria and methods

Presentations and reports on reviewing current status and issues in urban planning and masterplan of a selected city, and also on proposing amendments to current masterplan of a selected city

Related courses

  • None

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

None

Other

None

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