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

1570 [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.
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