FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE
CITY AND REGIONAL PLANNING
Course Name   URBAN DESIGN
Semester Course Code Theoretical / Practice time ECTS
5 3503552 2 / - 3
Course Degree Bachelor's degree
Course Language Turkish
Format of Delivery: Face to Face
Course Coordinator Assist. Prof. Dr. Kadriye TOPÇU
Coordinator e-mail kadriyedeniz hotmail.com
Instructors
Yrd. Doç. Dr. Kadriye TOPÇU
Asistant Instructors
Course Objectives The aim of the lecture is to inform urban planner candidates in the expertise field of urban design, to meet different dimentions in relation with the detailed regulations in urban space and to build up thoughts based on theoretical framework behind urban design practices, related interdisciplinary interactions and expert approach developed for urban design and current expansions
Basic Sciences Engineering Scinces Social Sciences Educational Sciences Artistic sciences Medical Science Agricultural sciences
30 0 60 0 10 0 0
Course Learning Methods and Techniquies
Seminar work, discussion on the concept, assessment of sample practices
Week Course Content Resource
1 The concept of urban design. Barnett, J. 1982. An Introduction to Urban Design, Harper & Row, New York
2 The concept of urban design Bartholomew, R. 1980. Urban Design Education: Some Basic Questions. Urban Design International 1.No 2:50,Günay, B. 1999. Urban Design is a Public Policy. Faculty of Architecture Press, METU, Ankara.
3 Theoretical approaches for urban design Moughtin, C., Cuesta, R., Sarris, C. and Signoretta, P., Urban Design: Method and Tecnniques, Architectural Press.
4 Aesthetic and morphological approaches for urban design Cullen, G., The Concise townscape, Architectural Press.,Lynch K., A theory of good city form, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1981
5 Ecological approach to urban design, social science theory approach to space Rapoport, A., Human Aspects of Urban Form, Pergamon Press. Ltd. Oxford
6 Life and space Pacione M., Urban livability: a review. Urban Geography 11 1, 1-30, 1990, Romney David M., Roy I. Brown, and Prem S. Fry. Improving the quality of life: Preions for change. Social Indicators Research, 33, 237-72. 1994,Smith, T., Nelischer, M., Perkins, N., Quality of an urban community: a framework for understanding the relationship between quality and physical form, Landscape Urban Planning, 39 (2?3), 229?241, 1997
7 Visual / environmental analysis Cullen, G., The Concise townscape, Architectural Press.
8 Design Principles and adaptation to urban spaces Carmona, M., Heath, T., Oc, T. and Tiesdell, S., Public Places ? Urban Spaces, The Dimensions of Urban Design, Architectural Press.,Lennard S.H.C., Livable cities: People and Places: social design principles for the future of the city, Gondolier Press, Southampton, NY, 1987.,Bentley I, Alcock A, Murrain, P, McGlynn S. and Smith, G., Responsive environments: A manual for designers, 27, Butterworth Architecture, London, 1993.
9 Planning / Design, contrast, or togetherness? Carr S., Francis M., Rivlin, L.G. and Stone A.M., Public space. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992.,Marcus C.C. and Francis C., People Places, design guidelines for urban open space. Edited by Clare Cooper Marcus and Carolyn Francis, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, USA, 1990.
10 Midterm Exam
11 Urban space / public space concepts Carr S., Francis M., Rivlin, L.G. and Stone A.M., Public space. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992.,Marcus C.C. and Francis C., People Places, design guidelines for urban open space. Edited by Clare Cooper Marcus and Carolyn Francis, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, USA, 1990.
12 Urban spaces: squares Moughtin, C. 1992. Urban Design: Street and Square. Butterworth ? Heinemann, Oxford.,Punter J., Participation in the design of urban space, Lanscape Design, Issue 200, 24-7, 1991.
13 Urban places: pedestrian access Carmona, M., Heath, T., Oc, T. and Tiesdell, S., Public Places ? Urban Spaces, The Dimensions of Urban Design, Architectural Press.,Lennard S.H.C., Livable cities: People and Places: social design principles for the future of the city, Gondolier Press, Southampton, NY, 1987.,Bentley I, Alcock A, Murrain, P, McGlynn S. and Smith, G., Responsive environments: A manual for designers, 27, Butterworth Architecture, London, 1993.
14 Successful urban space design Jacobs, J., Büyük Amerikan Şehirlerinin Ölümü ve Yaşamı (1969), Çev. Bülent Doğan, Metis Yayınları, 2009,Montgomery J., Making a city: Urbanity, vitality and urban design, Journal of Urban Design, 3 1, 93-116, 1998.
15 Design principles, practices Tibbalds, F., Making People-Friendly Towns, Longman Group, UK Limited, 1992.,Bentley I, Alcock A, Murrain, P, McGlynn S. and Smith, G., Responsive environments: A manual for designers, 27, Butterworth Architecture, London, 1993.
Assesment Criteria   Mid-term exam Final exam
  Quantity Percentage Quantity Percentage  
Term Studies : - - - -
Attendance / Participation : - - - -
Practical Exam : - - - -
Special Course Exam : - - - -
Quiz : - - - -
Homework : - - - -
Presentations and Seminars : - - 1 20
Projects : - - - -
Workshop / Laboratory Applications : - - - -
Case studies : - - - -
Field Studies : - - - -
Clinical Studies : - - - -
Other Studies : - - - -
Mid-term exam   1 40 - -
Final exam   - - 1 40
ECTS WORK LOAD TABLE   Number Duration
Course Duration : 14 2
Classroom Work Time : 10 3
Presentations and Seminars : 1 12
Course Internship : - -
Workshop / Laboratory Applications : - -
Field Studies : - -
Case studies : - -
Projects : - -
Homework : - -
Quiz : - -
Mid-term exam : 1 5
Final Exam : 1 15
ECTS 3
No COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES CONTRIBUTION
D.Ö.Ç. 1 The students shall have knowledge in the field of urban design expertise. 4
D.Ö.Ç. 2 The students shall understand the different aspects in the regulation of urban space 4
D.Ö.Ç. 3 The students shall be able to criticize/ evaluate contemporary approaches in the field of urban design. 4
D.Ö.Ç. 4 The students can interprete the components of urban landscape in a contextual manner. 4
D.Ö.Ç. 5 The students shall understand the importance of interdisciplinary interactions and their contribution to design. 4
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