Module title: Planning & Development 2

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: BSV08118
Module leader: Mark Deakin
School School of Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Building and Surveying
Prerequisites

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added


Description of module content:

The origins of modern city planning, modern city planning in European capital cities, the city beautiful and garden city movements, housing reform under the architecture, design and layout standards of the arts and crafts and industrial schools of modern planning and as developed throughout the nation-states of Europe and North America. The internationalist style and crisis of late modern city architecture, design and layout.

Learning Outcomes for module:

On completion of this module you will be able to:

LO1: understand the aesthetic dimensions underlying the architecture, design and layout of the modern city.
LO2: know about the “city beautiful” and “garden city” models underlying the development of modern planning.
LO3: account for the alternative aesthetic, design and layout standards each of the models offers for the development of modern city planning.
LO4: develop an insight into how the development of modern planning has transformed the architecture, design and layout of city and personalities who have been key in developing these standards of modern city planning.
LO5: apply this critical insight to explain the crisis of the 'internationalist style' in modern city planning and challenges this poses.
LO6: critically reflect on the aesthetics, architecture, design and layout standards underlying the
development of modern city planning.

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