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Urban Design Ecology
0.50 Credit(s)
Prerequisite: ENVR 2K01 and ENVR 2K02
Urban Design Ecology looks at the city through the lens of Environmental Design with the intention of understanding and designing for the integration of urban and natural systems. The course will examine the way that urban development patterns interact with ecological systems. Students will examine precedents of ecological urbanism such as manufactured nature, green infrastructure, and landscape urbanism as well as broader ecological concepts applied to coupled human-natural systems. Through readings, lectures, seminars and the development of case studies students will examine the relationship between urban form and the environmental context in which it is generated.
Notes: NOT OFFERED 2011/12
Course was last updated June 27, 2011 - 10:11 AM