Sustainable City Regions (BYG610)
Sustainable city regions in times of possible climate change is the topic of this course. The driving forces behind changes in settlement structures, the location of homes and jobs, and land use and transport are studied. What are the problems and challenges? What role has land use and transport planning in the city regional development?
Course description for study year 2022-2023
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Regional processes tied to the technological, social and demographic changes are treated under the perspective of sustainable development. Topics are urbanization, sprawl, environmental problems and measures to combat such problems. Theories on regional changes, driving forces and urbanization processes and the move towards public private
Partnerships in planning are dealt with. Strategic planning and processes on the city and regional levels, and integrated land use and transport planning are important themes.
Required prerequisite knowledge
Assessment and oral examination
|Form of assessment||Weight||Duration||Marks||Aid|
|Oral examination||33/100||Letter grades|
The evaluation consists of a project work counting 67/100 and an oral exam counting 33/100.The project work consists of two parts: Group work counting 2/3 and individual work counting 1/3.