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Course Detail

Term Winter 2018
Class URP 423
Class Title Introduction to Urban and Environmental Planning
Description This is an Undergraduate Course. 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 Yes
Meets Lecture: TTH 9:00-10:00am 1040 DANA
Discussion: TH 12:00-1:00pm 1567 CCL
F 12:00-1:00pm 180 TAP
F 12:00-1:00pm 3411 MH
Credits 3
Faculty Harley Etienne
Syllabus not available
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