This course provides learners with an understanding of the various political, regulatory, economic and social forces that influence urban planning and development. Particular emphasis is placed upon the comparison of multiple urban planning theories, principles and practices. Environmental and sustainability issues related to planning are considered and analyzed in terms of systems and trade-offs between social, environmental and economic impacts. Research, analysis and comparison of various international approaches to sustainable urban planning constitute another fundamental aspect of this course. 4 crs.
This course information is from the 2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog. View this catalog.