Course Title Urbanism and Housing in Developing Countries
Course ID ARCH 6307
Course Program Postgraduate, PhD, M.Arch,
Course Type Optional Theory
Credits Hours 5 Hrs/WK
Course Offered Yes
Description Introduction to urban studies and housing. Approaches to Urbanism; Urbanism as a way of life, capitalism as a cause of urbanism; urbanism as civic design. The role of Cities, Society and Space; Mode of production and the urban built environment; urban design as uneven development; urbanism: and colonialism; Post-colonial urbanism; issues in the urbanism-housing Nexus: urban poverty, co modification of housing; formal-informal sector linkage; housing rights;, homelessness; gender; social justice; Colonial and post-colonial profile of South Asian Cities; from dual economics to dual society; Emerging Conditions of Contemporary marginality.