Course Details

Urban System 2018-07-09T11:28:01+06:00

Course Title Urban System

Course ID ARCH 6402

Course Program Postgraduate,  PhD,  M.Arch,  

Course Type Optional Theory

Credits 3.00

Credits Hours 5 Hrs/WK

Semester Postgraduate

Prerequisite None

Course Offered No

Description Analysis and understanding of the city as a social system with reference to ethnicity and religion; distribution of income and occupation, class structure, culture and life styles, their effects on communities and neighbourhoods. Analysis of the activity systems and the resultant built form as a product of economic, political and physical forces. Development of business, commerce and industry and their effects on urban pattern. Inter-relationship of urban planning and design and the political setup, urban planning and design institutions and coordination of their activities, project programming, implementation, management etc. Urban locational decisions and transportation; understanding of infrastructure system and sub-systems. Principles and practices of urban controls, proscriptive and prescriptive modes, land value and urban form, land use guidance tools and techniques.