Theory of Urban Design and Planning (AR2223) is a module that is predicated on
concepts methods and modes of enquiry, and fieldwork survey and analysis. The
translation and application to local context and condition, and the practical
and prescriptive nature of the field, form and increasingly important part of
module. It has an extended reading list in addition to several mandatory course
nature and content of module is appropriately assessed by evidence of an
understanding of concepts and argument of position through application (i.e.,
seminars, field work, and case studies, and most importantly, through an urban
analysis assignment that may feed into an architectural design project), and
the elaboration and extension of ideas through an appropriate period of
thought, further reading, and the midterm quiz and term test.
being an essential module for BA (Arch) Course at level2, the module is also
offered to candidates from other disciplines and fields of study as free
elective and/or Cross Faculty Module (CFM). Note that the pre-requisite for all
students is a level2 and above in their program of study.