LA 6070

LA 6070

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

This course explores the urban ecological design movement as an interdisciplinary combination of ecological science and sustainable desin 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LA 4070

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3838 LA 6070   LEC 001