2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

ARCH 646 Urban Design: History, Theory, and Practice

Introduces the principles, practices, and theory of urban design. Considers the history of urban form, exploring the design of major cities and urban centers. Students develop an understanding of significant case studies while systematically studying physical form, regional influences, and how the public realm is shaped by social, economic, political, and cultural forces. Focus on issues of equity, identity, sense of place, smart growth, and sustainable place making.