Urban Design and Site Analysis Studio

Bond University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Urban Design and Site Analysis Studio

  • Host University

    Bond University

  • Location

    Gold Coast, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Environmental Sustainability, Urban Studies and Planning

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5 - 6
  • Overview

    Introduction
    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'.