2016 Urban Planning and Infrastructure

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Academic unit or major
Undergraduate major in Civil and Environmental Engineering
Muromachi Yasunori 
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Mon1-2(M111)  Thr1-2(M111)  
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Course description and aims

This course is to lecture the concept, history and institution of urban planning, and to explain the outline and procedure of urban planning.
The objectives of this course is to understand the outline and procedure of current urban planning and the relevant issues.

Student learning outcomes

1. Understanding the institutional basics of urban planning, 2. Understanding current status and issues on urban planning, and 3. Practicing basic analysis on urban data


City, Urban Planning, Infrastructure

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

Lecture, presentation of report

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Development of urban areas and urban planning Understanding development of urban areas and urban planning
Class 2 National and regional planning Understanding the basic of national and regional planning
Class 3 Structure of urban palnning institution Understanding structure of urban planning institution
Class 4 Urban planning survey and GIS Understanding urban planning survey and GIS
Class 5 Urban analysis Understanding urban analysis
Class 6 Landuse regulation Understanding landuse regulation
Class 7 Urban development project Understanding urban development project
Class 8 Urban facility Understanding urban facility
Class 9 Development of urban transport facilities Understanding development of urban transport facilities
Class 10 Development of urban green facilities Understanding development of urban green facilities
Class 11 Development of urban utility facilities Understanding development of urban utility facilities
Class 12 Urban planning and participation Understanding participation in urban planning
Class 13 Urban planning in foreign countries Understanding urban planning in foreign countries
Class 14 Current issues on urban planning Understanding current issues on urban planning
Class 15 Presentation of the report on urban infrastructure planning Presentation of the report on urban infrastructure planning



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Assessment criteria and methods

1. Report on urban planning survey and analysis (40 points), 2. Report on urban infrastructure planning (40 points), and 3.Presentation of the report on urban infrastructure planning (20 points)

Related courses

  • CVE.D230 : Urban and Transportation Planning Project
  • CVE.D301 : Traffic and Transportation Systems
  • CVE.D201 : Fudamentals of Infrastructure Planning
  • CVE.D210 : Planning Theory for Civil and Environmental Engineering

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