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T UDE 101 Introduction to Computer Modeling (5) VLPA
Introduces students to using urban design computer modeling software SketchUp and rendering software Lumion. Provides in depth and hands-on approach to achieve ability in producing computer aided model and renderings.
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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.
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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
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T UDE 310 Social Production of Space (5) Lisa Hoffman
Introduces how space is not a container or thing, but is part of social processes and power relations. Examines how space is socially produced and how social relations are shaped by the built landscape. Topics include gender, class, race/ethnicity, disability. Emphasizes integration of theoretical positions and ideas into students' work. Offered: WSp.
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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: W.
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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: Sp.
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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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T UDE 450 Urban Design Studio VI - Senior Project Part I (5)
Engage in research and acquisition of stakeholder input, focusing on a particular community design challenge. The collected information, including the adopted methodology, will be translated into design options and assembled in the form of a professional report. Prerequisite: T UDE 440. Offered: W.
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T UDE 460 Urban Design Studio VII - Senior Project Part II (5)
Using the work accomplished TUDE 450, students will complete and fully develop a full design proposal . The final product will be presented to stakeholders and combined with the report from the previous quarter. Prerequisite: T UDE 450. Offered: Sp.
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