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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.
This course explores the urban ecological design movement as an interdisciplinary combination of ecoogical science and sustainable design innovation. Students research contemporary relationships between the built and natural environments through a series of written and graphic exercises, and then present their work in a symposium format for class discussion.
When Offered Spring.
Course Attribute (CU-SBY)
- Students will develop an understanding of urban ecological issues and their relationship to sustainable planning and design practice.
- Students will study examples of emerging policies, initiatives, and strategies that seek to integrate urban ecological objectives into sustainable urban planning and design practice.
- Students will investigate an urban ecological topic or issue and explore its potential implications for sustainable design innovation in urban environments.
- Students develop an exploratory thesis statement (abstract), conduct literature searches and case study investigations, and develop a paper that illuminates and supports their thesis goals.
- Students will strengthen their ability to express and evaluate conclusions through a combination of written, graphic, oral presentation, and group discussion exercises.
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