052-0701-00L Urban Design I
|Semester||Autumn Semester 2020|
|Periodicity||yearly recurring course|
|Language of instruction||German|
|Abstract||The means and potentials in the field of urban planning and design are pointed out from different perspectives in order to shape the city in the sense of a future-proof and humane environment. To this end, the basic principles are explained and concrete methods of urban design are presented.|
|Objective||The goal is to provide students with a broad systemic basic knowledge, that enables them to synthesize and evaluate complex urban design and planning problems.|
|Content||The lecture series imparts basic knowledge in urban planning and design. Pressing questions and main topics of contemporary urban design practice and theory will be addressed. The focus is on illustrating the richness of relationships as well as the potential of the discipline and its handling in everyday urban planning and design practice.|
|Lecture notes||There is no script to the lecture series. The lectures are recorded on video and made available online on http://www.video.ethz.ch/lectures.html a few days after each lecture.|
|Literature||At the end of the year course a reader with secondary literature will be made available for download.|
|Prerequisites / Notice||Further Informations:|
The lecture is held in HS20 in the hybrid mode (bubbles of 24 students):
1st week: Bubbles 1-10 in Auditorium HPH G1, bubbles 11-15 Online in studio G41/G61;
2nd week: Bubbles 6-15 in Auditorium HPH G1, bubbles 1-5 Online in studio G41/G61;
3rd week: Bubbles 11-15 and 1-5 in Auditorium HPH G1, bubbles 6-10 Online in studio G41/G61.
4th week = equal to 1st week.