The course gives an introduction about the city region as a relevant scale for regional and urban development. The city region as a system og areas, functions, centres and interactions is the main topic of the course.
Course description for study year 2021-2022
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Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Safety, Economics and Planning
knowledge about the city region as a concept that integreates the city with the larger context of regional interactions
an understandign of the city as a dynamic area where external and internal forces influence and change dwelling, working and traveling patterns
an understanding of the role that land use and transport planning has in terms of achieving urban sustainable development, reduce environmental issues and increase societal safety
knowledge about the defintion of dwelling, working, communitng or identity regions
After the coruse the students should be able to
develop scenarios and proposals for different futures of the city and the region
develop masterplans based in statistical data and prognoses
develop design programs for central areas in the regional and urban system
collect relevant information and coduct geographic analyses using GIS tools
Make reccomendations for urban and regional development based on SWOT-analyses
Students should have general knowledge about
oral, written and graphic presentations about topics that relate to the city region, regional planning or long term land use and transport plans
discussions and arguments relating to urban sustainaiblity and relating measures and their relevance and effectiveness
independent investigations into the future of urban and regional development
The course gives an introduction about the city region as a relevant scale for regional and urban development. The city region as a system og areas, functions, centres and interactions is the main topic of the course. The course is project-based and aims at giving a deeper understanding of the city as a part of a larger dwelling, working and service region. Integrated land use and transport planning is a central topic in the course, as is the analysis, planning and deisgn of urban areas, transport hubs, urban centers, transport infrastructure. ArcMap (GIS) is also used as analysis and planning tool.
Required prerequisite knowledge
BYG110 Urban Space, BYG120 Land use planning, ING110 Engineering Course introduction - Construction
Form of assessment
A - F
Assessment is based on project work in a group and individual. The group project counts 60% and individual project 40%.
All parts of the project must be handed in and accepted before the student gains access to final assessment in the course.
Ari Krisna Mawira Tarigan
Coordinator laboratory exercises:
Head of Department:
Method of work
4h formal teaching (lectures, exercises, tutorials, seminars, studio work) in addition to the project work (individual and in groups), presentations and reviews. Participation in the group/prosject work is mandatory. Contributions to the group work must be documented.