Urban Design and Place Making (8735.3)
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|0.125||3||Faculty Of Arts And Design|
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|Discipline Of Built Environment And Design||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|| 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;
2. Understand the nature and fundamental theories of community planning, and its evolution, contemporary and future development;
3. Work with stakeholders of community planning and be able to build consensus through participation and collaboration;
4. Address community planning problems analytically and critically by employing proper approaches and methods;
5. Demonstrate the appropriate communication and presentation skills to engage community in working on community planning; and
6. 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 - 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
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
PrerequisitesAt least one of the following units:Introduction to PlanningDesign HistoryBuilding and Construction Studies 1 Introductory SociologySustainable Communities
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Topic-specific readings are provided on unit website, or provided in class.
Reference book (suggested, not required):
Michael Larice and Elizabeth MacDonald (Eds). 2013. The Urban Design Reader (2nd ed.), Routledge: London and New York.
All students should participate in the seminar, tour, and workshop sessions towards a successful completion of the unit.
Required IT skills
IT skills to be trained in the unit (Computer-aided design tools, eg. Adobe CC)
Work placement, internships or practicums