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Upon completion of this module, the student will:
• Be aware of key concepts and theory in urban design, and the nature of the urban design process.
• Have a sufficient understanding of the typical principles and objectives of urban design to work and converse comfortably with practitioners from other related disciplinary areas towards the achievement of good urban design and spatial planning.
• Understand the relevance of people-place relations in planning and urban design, and approaches to their negotiation in urban design practice.
• Understand the relationship between form and function in the design of the built environment.
• Be able to recognise the characteristics of good urban and rural built form and space and be able to distinguish between good and poor built form and space.
• Understand the role of spatial planning in the management of urban design and design in the rural environment.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Assignment: End of trimester assignment||Week 12||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Not yet recorded.
|Dr Derry O'Connell||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|