2016 - 2017
|0881-4404-01||Social Political and Environmental Issues in Planning|
|FACULTY OF THE ARTS | SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE|
The course will issue questions of social and environmental justice in urban planning and design, by reviewing theoretical concepts, selected test cases and alternative planning approaches followed with class discussion. We will start by looking at competing concepts dealing with distributive, environmental, cultural and social justice, and trace the ramifications of hegemonies notions of development in various cities and on central and fringe communities. We will then explore issues on the agenda of current Israeli urbanism and discuss the role of the Architecture profession within current spatial planning.