Guts of the City: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Urban Infrastructure and Environmental Planning

URBN 1570 S01 [CRN: 26115]

This course confronts the complex challenges of reconciling multiple uses of contemporary urban environments in the 21st century globalized city. It investigates current environmental impacts and risks related to urban infrastructure systems and analyzes current efforts to minimize negative impacts through best management practices. It addresses urban initiatives to increase sustainability and resiliency of infrastructure systems in anticipation of increased risks related to climate change. Students will learn the key problems and solutions related to urban infrastructure and develop competence in technical analysis, policy analysis, and program implementation.
Term
Spring 2014
Credit Hours
1.0
Maximum Enrollment
999
Primary Instructor
Meetings
09:00 am - 10:20 am Tue, Thu - from Jan 22, 2014 to May 16, 2014
Exam Group Code
08 (May 10, 2014 2:00pm)