052-0702-00L  Urban Design II

SemesterSpring Semester 2019
LecturersM. Wagner
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


AbstractThe means and potentials in the field of urban planning and design are pointed out from different perspectives in order to shape the city in the sense of a future-proof and humane environment. To this end, the basic principles are explained and concrete methods of urban design are presented.
ObjectiveThe goal is to provide students with a broad systemic basic knowledge, that enables them to synthesize and evaluate complex urban design and planning problems.
ContentThe lecture series imparts basic knowledge in urban planning and design. Pressing questions and main topics of contemporary urban design practice and theory will be addressed. The focus is on illustrating the richness of relationships as well as the potential of the discipline and its handling in everyday urban planning and design practice.
Lecture notesThere is no script to the lecture series. The lectures are recorded on video and made available online on http://www.video.ethz.ch/lectures.html a few days after each lecture.
LiteratureAt the end of the year course a reader with secondary literature will be made available for download via moodle.
Prerequisites / NoticeFurther Informations:
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