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ARCH 423 – 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 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. 

Meets

Lecture: Tue, Thu 9:00-10:00am 1040 DANA

Multiple discussion sections offered. 

Discussions:

  • 002: Thu 12:00-1:00pm 1567 NUB
  • 003: Fri 12:00-1:00pm 1024 DANA
  • 004: Fri 12:00-1:00pm 2024 DANA

Faculty

Harley Etienne