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PLN3623 Urban Design Case Study
Credit Points: 15
PLN2601 Principles of Urban Design

This unit provides students with the skills to apply urban design principles and planning for economic feasibility based on a particular case study or project.  It provides the foundation urban design knowledge and skills, for developing an urban design framework based on a vision for a particular city, neighbourhood, city square or place. The unit develops the conceptual frameworks through the city as a mosaic of ideas and history of civilisations; the city as a Townscape, the city as a responsive environment. The unit will cover the development of urban design principles and applications; influences of urban design and the outcomes for traditional and contemporary planning. The unit considers the importance of urban design principles and conceptual frameworks in developing an urban design plan, supported by written documents with an emphasis on built form and new urbanism codes which reflect urban design components. 

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
Y94Bachelor of Planning
MAAAHMPlanning Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014