ILP420 Urban Morphology an interdisciplinary approach to studies in urban planning and development
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Showing course contents for the educational year 2015 - 2016 .
Course responsible: Elin Børrud
Teachers: Marius Grønning
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Department of Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning
Teaching language: EN
Limits of class size:
The course will run depending on interest from potential participants.
Teaching exam periods:
January and spring semester.
Course frequency: The course wil be offered in 2016.
First time: 2015H
PhD students at ILP and other SAMVIT departments
Urban Morphology is the study of the physical (or built) fabric of urban form, and the people and processes shaping it. It is a theoretical method to describe and explain the physical planning context as form and thus transformation, in which planners, architects and developers interact.
The course gives both a theoretical and practical insight in how Urban morphology as an interdisciplinary approach can contribute to research in urban planning and development issues. The overall aim is conceptualizing the complexity of urban form and to present guidelines for mapping, describing and explaining urban change and transformation.
Lectures, seminars, excercises, self study.
A reference list will be given at the course start.
Attendence at minimum 70% of the lectures and seminars
Submitting and presenting an academic paper.
Enrolled as a PhD student
Examination details: Continuous exam: Bestått / Ikke bestått