AR-532 / 3 credits

Teacher: Jessel Beate

Language: English


Summary

The course provides an introduction of landscape and green space planning, with a focus on urban areas. The aim is to convey an understanding that the built and green environment in cities should be thought of together from a design as well as from an ecological point of view.

Content

Keywords

Urban green spaces

Landscape planning

Ecosystem services

Nature-based solutions to climate change mitigation and adaptation

Green infrastructure

Environmental Health

 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Recognize how planning processes work
  • Analyze and critically reflect on planning approaches for green spaces in urban planning
  • Argue for the role of green spaces for a healthy and sustainable urban development
  • Promote the relationship between the built and green environment

Transversal skills

  • Communicate effectively, being understood, including across different languages and cultures.
  • Take responsibility for environmental impacts of her/ his actions and decisions.
  • Take responsibility for health and safety of self and others in a working context.
  • Demonstrate the capacity for critical thinking
  • Make an oral presentation.
  • Write a scientific or technical report.

Teaching methods

Lectures, exercises

Expected student activities

Students are expected to regularly attend the lectures and exercises offered and to actively participate in the discussions. The are expected to develop a critical reflection on an exemplary planning approach or case study, facilitate a related discussion and, based on this, prepare a short written paper.

Assessment methods

  • Active and continuous participation in discussions 30%
  • Presentation of a green planning approach and moderation of the discussion on it 30%
  • 1 paper (individual, written report on planning approach or case study) 40%

Resources

Moodle Link

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Introduction to landscape and green space planning
  • Lecture: 1 Hour(s) per week x 12 weeks
  • Project: 2 Hour(s) per week x 12 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Introduction to landscape and green space planning
  • Lecture: 1 Hour(s) per week x 12 weeks
  • Project: 2 Hour(s) per week x 12 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Introduction to landscape and green space planning
  • Lecture: 1 Hour(s) per week x 12 weeks
  • Project: 2 Hour(s) per week x 12 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Introduction to landscape and green space planning
  • Lecture: 1 Hour(s) per week x 12 weeks
  • Project: 2 Hour(s) per week x 12 weeks

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