Undergraduate Course: Design: urban regeneration (ARCH09017)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 9 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||Indicative course content
An urban regeneration studio project covering the scales of masterplan, detailed layout and hard and soft details.
Aims of course
1 This course aims to facilitate a creative resolution of landscape design issues in an urban context with special reference to detail design, construction, functional organisation and user needs.
Mode of delivery
Studio based project with design critiques.
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- analyse & design in the context of urban renewal at scales ranging from masterplan to construction.
- demonstrate an advanced understanding of urban design principles evidenced in design proposals.
- apply methods of design specification to detailed proposals.
|Indicative Bibliography |
Llewelyn-Davies (2000) Urban Design Compendium. English Partnerships. Lynch, K (1960) The Image of the City. MIT Press. Koolhas, R (1997) S.M.L.XL. Benedict Taschen. Catalogue Europan 7, Sub-urban challenge, urban intensity and housing diversity Scottish Executive, Planning Advice Note 67 Scottish Executive, Planning Advice Note 68
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Landscape Institute criteria: landscape design.
|Course organiser||Mr Kenneth Fraser
Tel: (0131 6)51 5799
|Course secretary||Mrs Karen Biggar
Tel: (0131 6)51 5803