This studio explores the application of urban design and landscape urbanism techniques to the problems and opportunities of contemporary city making. The studio investigates the social, cultural, natural, and infrastructural systems of urban environments, and develops integrated spatial design strategies involving water quality, public space, and flooding infrastructure. The course introduces three-dimensional computer modeling and digital design media as tools for urban design.
Develop a disciplinary literacy through landscape history, theory and contemporary practices.
Demonstrate ability to engage landscape as community at urban scales through complex programs and design approaches.
Students shall be able to develop 3-dimensional digital models at advanced level of skill.
Students shall be able to collect and assess data related to urban communities.