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URBAN STUDIES - TACOMA
URBAN DESIGN - TACOMA

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T UDE 101 Introduction to Computer-Aided Design (5) VLPA
Introduces students to 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional Computer-Aided Design (CAD), modeling, and rendering, focusing on urban design-related applications. Students will be introduced to Autodesk AutoCAD, learn Google SketchUp, and computer animation to model urban design projects and produce hardcopy drawings. Offered: Sp.
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T UDE 210 Introduction to Urban Design History and Theory (5) VLPA
Provides an historical overview of urban design practice and its political economy, allowing students to learn about the intellectual trajectory of the discipline, both within and outside the structures of power. Offered: Sp.
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T UDE 260 Urban Design Studio I (5) VLPA/I&S
Introduction to the design of public spaces in the urban environment. Examines the intersection of the disciplines of architecture, landscape architecture and planning in the design of public spaces and urban infrastructure. Provides an understanding of the various factors considered in the design process. Introduces students to various design techniques. Prerequisite: T UDE 101 Offered: Sp.
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T UDE 340 Urban Design Studio II (5) I&S/VLPA
Introduces students to the importance of public spaces, their typology and design criteria. Learn how to incorporate various theories into their design practice and understand the nature of spatial (re)appropriation and resistance. Discuss community engagement and inclusive design process and practice. Prerequisite: T UDE 260 Offered: A.
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T UDE 350 Urban Design Studio III (5) I&S/VLPA
Focuses on age-specific urban design considerations, particularly for transportation (all modes) and design of public spaces. Prerequisite: T UDE 340 Offered: A.
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T UDE 360 Urban Design Studio IV (5) I&S/VLPA
Focuses on tactical urbanism, helping students acquire skills necessary for short-term/experimental urban interventions projects. Prerequisite: T UDE 350 Offered: A.
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T UDE 440 Urban Design Studio V (5) I&S/VLPA
Focuses on neighborhood-level design interventions, allowing students to practice the skills they have acquired in all previous studios. Prerequisite: T UDE 360 Offered: A.
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