AR-514 / 3 credits

Teacher: Declerck Joachim Walter I

Language: English


Summary

The course looks at how the disciplines of architecture, urban design and planning could reposition themselves to accelerate implementation of the broader transitions we are facing in terms of health and inclusivity, climate and biodiversity, economy and mobility.

Content

Keywords

Transformation, Designing the Future, Government, Climate, Social movement, Innovation, Moonshot, Typologies, Investment program, Theory of Change, Practice of Change.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Contextualise diverse types of practices and new types of projects in relation to the societal challenges and gridlock we face;
  • Integrate the hypothesis and formulate the linkages between the "frameworks", "practices" and "programs" (through examples);
  • Formulate her/his own position and the position of the design practice with regards to the broader society and to the hypothesis "transformation as practice of change".

Assessment methods

Oral exam focusing on the content of the courses (35%), on the contribution to the virtual exhibition (submitted prior to oral exam, 35%), and the personal position with regards to the hypothesis (30%).

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Oral (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Transformation, from theory to practice of change
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 12 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Oral (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Transformation, from theory to practice of change
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 12 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13  SG0213  
13-14    
14-15    
15-16    
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Wednesday, 12h - 16h: Lecture SG0213