Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

ARCH 3116 Urban Planning and Design Theory

Prerequisite: DFN 2112


This course offers lecture and practicum. It critically examines the evolution and current trends in the development of modern cities. Diverse socio-economic-political and spatial issues are explored that shape and continuously transform the physical fabric of cities, metropolitan centers, regions and global facets of architecture and urbanism. Class exercises range from actual urban design project to critical and applied assignments to explore and understand theoretical and applied underpinnings of varied and diverse urban forms.

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