Urban Design and Site Analysis Studio
Gold Coast, Australia
Area of Study
Environmental Sustainability, Urban Studies and Planning
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4.5 - 6
Hours & Credits
Urban Design is the field that brings together the contributions of the various built environment professions toward shaping the urban form and quality of life offered by our cities and towns, This subject provides an introduction to key urban design ideas, using existing, urban areas as the vehicle for analysis and understanding. This subject introduces and develops the knowledge and skills needed by Urban Planners for the creation of livable urban environments that are environmentally, economically, socially and culturally sustainable. The subject focuses particularly on the transformation of 'sites' into 'places'.