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SRA742 - Urban Perspectives

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Beau Beza

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: SRA442
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour seminar per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Content

This unit is the study of ideas, forces and processes affecting the planning and making of cities. It includes the history and ideology of town planning, various processes for the generation of urban form and management of city functions and its design, taking into consideration both the physical and cultural contexts in the making of urban form. Principal topics include the built form of the city, the notion of the 'good' city, and the relationships between built form, culture and space.

Assessment

Structured image display 30%, visual display 30%, poster and narration (20% poster and 20% video/PowerPoint voiceover narration) 40%

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