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290120 VU Principles of Urban Planning and Urbanism (2020S)

3.00 ECTS (1.50 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie
Continuous assessment of course work

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first serve).

Details

max. 40 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

For units on 17.3., 24.3., and 31.3.2020 you will find all material as ppt slides, plus obligatory and suggested readings on Moodle. We proceed as planned in the course schedule. Please read my regular mails to all participants via Moodle. Assignment 1 is due to be uploaded by 30.3.2020

Tuesday 03.03. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 10.03. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 17.03. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 24.03. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 31.03. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 28.04. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 05.05. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 12.05. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 19.05. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 16.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 23.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 30.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This course consists of 10 lecture units plus weekly readings, plus optional field visits. The taught course takes you through the history of urbanism and urban planning, from Ancient Rome to recent forms of collaborative planning. Themes will be illustrated with a large collection of slides, all to be uploaded on moodle. Examples will often be from Vienna, the 4 cities, and other European cities. Concerning the Vienna examples, you are strongly advised to visit iconic locations and exhibits yourself, alone, or with friends.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written final exam, 70 minutes

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

2 major questions including a number of smaller questions have to be answered in detail. All short tests have to be uploaded on moodle on time.

Grading Scheme:
1 (excellent): 100 - 86 %
2 (good): 85 - 71 %
3 (satisfactory): 70 - 56 %
4 (sufficient): 55 - 41 %
5 (failed): 40 - 0 %

The Austrian grading system ranges from 1 to 5:
1 = excellent
(outstanding performance)
2 = good
(generally good, but with some errors)
3 = satisfactory
(generally sound work with a number of substantial errors)
4 = sufficient
(performance meets the minimum criteria)
5 = failed
(< 50%; substantial improvement necessary; requirement of further work)

Examination topics

n.a.

Reading list

See Moodle for the complete reading list.

Hall, Peter (1998): Cities in Civilization. Culture, Innovation, and Urban Order. Selected chapters as announced in the lecture. Further readings announced within lecture units.

Association in the course directory

(MG-S4-PI. f) (MR-FW) (MU 07)

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