- Knowledge about scientific analysis and planning methods for the urban environment
- Understanding of and ability to interpret spatial qualities, local culture and identity
- Insight in user needs and social structures
- Understanding of how changes in society lead to changes in building conventions, living environment, transport, energy solutions, greenbelt protection, societal safety, climate, etc.
After the course the student should (depending on the subject) be able to
- Do spatial analyses relevant to the topic
- Develop building and planning programs as basis for a design
- Produce balanced land use and transport plans and evaluate such plans on a strategic level
After the course the student should (depending on the subject) have general knowledge regarding
- Development and implementation of a given project
- In-depth study of a given topic
- Independent execution of theoretical and creative project work
- Presentation of urban projects in a convincing and professional manner through sketches/drawing/illustrations, text, physical/virtual modelling
The course can bu used a preparation for the master thesis/project.
The subject and project depend on availability of tutors.
Required prerequisite knowledge
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The students will participate in four compulsory workshops where they will present their advances to the group. Participation in 75% of these workshops is necessary to be able to submit the project at the end of the course. The schedule of these workshops will be agreed in the beginning of the course.
- Course coordinator
- Fabio Alberto Hernandez Palacio
- Course teacher
- Harald Nils Røstvik
- Head of Department
- Tore Markeset
Method of work
Birch, E., ed. (2009) The Urban and Regional Planning Reader, Routledge
Hall, P. & Tewdwr-Jones, M. (2011) Urban and Regional planning, Routledge
Fainstein, S. S., & DeFilippis, J. (Eds.). (2015). Readings in planning theory (4 ed.): John Wiley & Sons.
Sist oppdatert: 27.01.2020