PIA2528 - Urban Planning and Sustainable Cities

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Public and International Affairs
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
POL2528 or SA2528 or SA2221
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2022/23

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to provide students with an understanding of the role, activity and impact of urban planning in modern cities. At the end of the course the students should have: a good understanding of the theories, practices and critiques of planning; knowledge of Asian Cities’ planning systems; appreciation of Asian Cities’ major urban planning issues; sensitivity to key issues in public interest and recognize the link between the urban morphology and sustainable development.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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