2014 - 2015

  Introduction to Urban Planning                                                                       
Roni BarYad Avner - Geography115Wed1600-1800 Sem  2
University credit hours:  2.0

Course description

Introduction to Planning Theory 


Focusing on urban planning, this course addresses the central problems, ideas approaches and methodologies used by planners form the mid 19th century until now. Particular emphasis is given planning dilemmas over the last decades. The course includes the following sections: 1. Modernity and modernization: the industrial city and urban poverty; 2. The development of planning and urban design as a profession; 3. The critic of rational planning and residential developments in the modern city; 4. The public and collaborative planning; 5. Postmodernism, globalization and planning; 6. Planning ideology and politics. 


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