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URP 603 – Urban and Regional Planning Capstone Studio

Description

A one-term capstone experience involving second-year students working with community-based organizations or with agencies concerned with neighborhood issues under the direction of their capstone faculty advisor. Following general introduction and orientation to the planning topic and the neighborhood, students work intensively in collaboration with neighborhood leaders and residents in improving their situation. Students use the knowledge gained from their studies to produce a plan to address a specific community-identified need. Plans often address strengthening housing, reinforcing neighborhoods, revitalizing commercial districts, relieving transportation difficulties, dealing with contaminated sites, reinforcing industrial areas. Students may present their plan at community or agency meetings throughout the semester, with a final presentation for their faculty advisor. This course is designed to allow students to explore the professional aspects of the profession, and to gain practical training in the field.

Meets

Mon, Wed 4:00-7:00pm  Capstone rooms

There are 4 sections. Students will be given permission to enroll in a specific section.

  • 001: 3136 A&AB  3:00-6:00pm  Instructor: Joe Grengs
  • 002: 3142 A&AB  4:00-7:00pm  Instructor: Anthony Vanky
  • 003: 3146 A&AB  4:00-7:00pm  Instructor: Jeff Kahan
  • 004: 3144 A&AB  4:00-7:00pm  Instructor: Dick Norton

Faculty

Joe Grengs, Anthony Vanky, Jeff Kahan, Dick Norton

Plan Your Future
Housing, Community, and Economic Development
Land Use and Environmental Planning
Physical Planning and Design
Transportation Planning
Global and Comparative Planning