Urban and Regional Planning

Term: Fall 2021
Class Number: 423
Credits: 3
Required: No
Elective: Yes

/ URP 423

Introduction to Urban and Environmental Planning

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.


Lecture: Tue, Thu 10:00-11:00am 
Multiple discussion sections offered.
Class instruction mode: Online

Please see Wolverine Access for discussion section schedule.