Taubman College

Course List

Term Fall 2011
Class ARCH 423
Class Title Introduction to Urban and Environmental Planning
Description This overview course explores urban and environmental planning issues and problems, and reviews the ways planners grapple with them. Speakers from within and outside of the University describe the content of the issues and state-of-the-art intervention programs and techniques. Topics covered include the origins and history of urban planning, the legal aspects of planning, planning for sustainable development, metropolitan growth and urban sprawl, urban design, housing and real estate development, transportation planning, environmental planning, planning for open space, and historic preservation, brownfield redevelopment, waste management, and third world development.
Prereq none
Crosslist none
Required No
Elective No
Selective No
Meets Lecture: T, TH 10:00-11:00am 1040 DANA
Discussions: Section 002 TH 12:00-1:00pm 1006 DANA
Section 003 F 11:00am-12:00noon 3038 DANA
Section 004 TH 12:00-1:00pm 3556 DANA
Credits 3
Faculty Philip D'Anieri
Syllabus UP423.pdf