Urban Design and Place Making PG (8643.4)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Arts And Design|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|School Of Design And The Built Environment||Post Graduate Level|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate the capacity to improve society and to contribute to the community; understand the nature and fundamental theories of community planning, and its evolution, contemporary and future development; work with stakeholders of community planning and be able to build consensus through participation and collaboration; and
2. Address community planning problems analytically and critically by employing proper approaches and methods; demonstrate the appropriate communication and presentation skills to engage community in working on community planning; produce and implement community development efficiently and effectively.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||02 August 2021||On-Campus||Prof Barbara Norman|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||01 August 2022||On-Campus||Prof Barbara Norman|
Topic-specific readings are provided on unit website, or provided in class.
Reference book (suggested, not required):
Carmona, M., Tiesdell, S., Heath, T., & Oc, T. (2010). Public places, urban spaces: the dimensions of urban design. Oxford, UK, Burlington, MA,: Routledge.
Gieseking, J. J., Mangold, W., Katz, C., Low, S., & Saegert, S. (2014). The People, Place, and Space Reader. Hoboken: Routledge Ltd.
Larice, M., & Macdonald, E. (2007). The urban design reader. Oxford, UK, Burlington, MA, United States: Routledge.
Miles, M., Hall, T. with Borden, I. (ed). (2004). The City Cultures Reader (H. T. Miles M., Borden I. Ed. 2 ed.). New York: Routledge.
Norman, B; (2019). Sustainbale Pathways for our Cities and Regions, Routledge, paperpback, London & New York.
Steiner, E et al (eds), 2019, Design With Nature Now, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
All students should participate in the online lectures workshop sessions and adapted online local fieldwork towards a successful completion of the unit.
Students who attend campus for class or other purposes must play their part in keeping our campus and community safe by following these basic guidelines to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission:
Practise good hand hygiene, washing hands regularly;
If you do happen to cough or sneeze, please do so into the crook of your elbow, dispose of tissues immediately and wash hands immediately
Practise effective physical distancing;
Follow all directions of teaching and other UC staff regarding safety measures;
Stay off campus if you are unwell and get tested according to ACT Government guidelines, and
Follow University communications about campus arrangements https://www.canberra.edu.au/coronavirus-advice
Required IT skills
Work placement, internships or practicums