PLX 599 The Human World

Urban Structures Processes. This course investigates ideas and theories about the city, providing students with tools needed to select, analyze and plan an urban site, as well as to design an appropriate building in this complex environment. The relationship with and reaction to physical, social, economic, political, and cultural contexts are discussed using both local and international examples. Planning and zoning principles, including height, density, use, traffic and pedestrian flows are addressed, as are the administrative and political processes for controlling urban development. Lect: 3 hrs. Corequisite: ASC 520, Prerequisites: ASC 401 and ASC 402 and ASC 403 and ASC 405 and ASC 406 and CVL 407 Course Weight: 1.00 Billing Units: 1

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