Course Title Urban Design Practies
Course ID ARCH 6404
Course Program Postgraduate, PhD, M.Arch,
Course Type Optional Theory
Credits Hours 5 Hrs/WK
Course Offered Yes
Description Context & Theoretical underpinning of Urban Design, analytical debate, urban form debate and procedural debate; Post-modernism and Design Theory; Reading the context, Environment Behaviour Studies; The Social Logic, The Social Production of space - Theory and Practice; The Social Production of Architecture, Ideology and Urban Design. The Technology of Form - An analytical Overview; The question of Aesthetics, Aesthetics, Ideology & Urban Form; Structure and Analogy - Study of different Models; Global Urban Crisis. Comparative Study on various societies; The Properties of Space; Concepts of Adaptability; Typological and Morphological elements of the Concepts of Urban Space; Meaning, Form, Space, Symbols and Territory; Spatial Manifestation of Societal Norms / values in various societies. Design Dilemma, Ideology and Power, Lieu, Endroit, Milieu, and Locate; Urban Form and Space; The Conservation of Ideology and Society; Prospects and constraints of information age and its impact on form and morphology of settlements; Morphological Evolution of Urban Settlements; Case studies to understand the generic pattern.