Infrastructure Planning and Delivery PG (8641.4)
|Faculty:||Faculty of Arts and Design|
|Discipline:||School of Design and the Built Environment|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 2 DR Hitomi NAKANISHI (Ph: +61 2 62063942 ) INTENSIVE
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This unit introduces planning of infrastructure, for physical and technical structures or social policies and services. Important infrastructure planning issues to be covered include transport, water, sewers, power grids, telecommunications, energy, safety and security, housing, education and health and social services. Students will be taught the functional systems of infrastructure planning as well as economic, social and environmental externalities. This unit will particularly highlight the relationship between transport planning and land use and urban form. This unit will also cover the issues of infrastructure provision, including investment, maintenance, and management. It will introduce creative financing for infrastructure provision given its nature of public goods and services. Different types of Public Private Partnership (PPP) of infrastructure provision in Australia and overseas will be discussed to understand current debates and practices.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Understand the history and theories of infrastructure planning and contemporary debates;
2. Understand the nexus of transport and land use/urban form in spatial planning;
3. Utilise professional skills to produce and implement an infrastructure plan;
4. Conduct a feasibility study of infrastructure projects especially with regard to cost-benefit analysis and its economic, social and environmental externalities;
5. Understand the roles of non-governmental stakeholders in infrastructure planning and provision and know how to engage them creatively to build partnership; and
6. Understand best practices of PPPs in infrastructure provision and know how to apply the most appropriate models in different contexts.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 2, 2020
- Semester 2, 2019
3 hours per week.