DESST 3517 - Environment III

North Terrace Campus - Semester 2 - 2014

Students in this course will consider cities, landscapes and urban environments as complex living systems within ethical and political contexts. At metropolitan and local scales issues of planning and design including: urban sprawl, public space, perpetual growth, plants, energy, climate change, resources, microclimate, transport, water, waste, agriculture and energy will be explored. The course aims to develop skills in critical thinking and knowledge of the technological, scientific and cultural factors that drive and define the problems that designers engage with to make positive contributions.

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