Theory of Urban Design

Course Code :2025FOWARC
Study domain:Architecture
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:24
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Maarten Van Acker
Greet De Block

3. Course contents *

The course includes an overview of the main theories on urbanism in the urban history of Europe. This course gives insight into how urban planners in the course of urban history have considered the most ideal or desired shape and structure of cities and urban development.

Lesson 1: Ancient Greek civilization (Professor Greet De Block)

Lesson 2: Medieval Renaissance + (teacher Greet De Block)

Lesson 3: Fortified town + Baroque (teacher Greet De Block)

Lesson 4: Classicism + Romance (teacher Greet De Block)

Lesson 5: Starting industrialization (teacher Greet De Block)

Lesson 6: Industrialization + Modernism (teacher Maarten Van Acker)

Lesson 7: Contemporary Urbanism (Maarten Van Acker)

Lesson 8: Design of Public Space (Maarten Van Acker)

Lesson 9: Integrated Design (Maarten Van Acker)