Course code LAA325

LAA325 Street Planning and Design

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Showing course contents for the educational year 2015 - 2016 .

Course responsible: Einar Lillebye
Teachers: Ola Asbjørn Bettum, Ingun Bruskeland Amundsen, Einar Lillebye
ECTS credits: 15
Faculty: Department of Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
The course is offered in August block - Spring paralell and June Block.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2013-2014
Preferential right:
M-LA,M-BYREG students.
Course contents:

In 2015 the course will start with a joint excursion in the end of August block with LAA310 for registration and fieldwork. The excursion is mandatory.After fieldwork the students must deliver an Analysis report.

The students will have an introduction to - political and professional visions on planning and design of sustainable streets - general functional and physical framework for planning and design of streets - methods and techniques in street planning - principles for architectectral street design The theoretical work in the course is organised with 3 seminars: 1. GENERAL PLANNING FRAMEWORK/LOCAL PLANNING SITUATION 2. PREMISES AND METHODOLOGY IN PLANNING 3. PLANNING PROCESS/PROJECT DEVELOPMENT The main workload in the course is studies of litterature and handbooks and developing the individual project work. 

Learning outcome:
The students should be familiar with the most important functional requirements for projecting urban traffic areas, including construction methods for such sites. They should be able to analyse requirements related to traffic and space for such sites, and be able to develop solutions for typical situations based on analyses through concept discussion into thoroughly prepared solutions. The project should be prepared and presented in a professional manner.
Learning activities:
Each seminar consists of lectures and work in groups. A major project work is to be developed as a group submission.
Teaching support:
Links to handbooks and other relevant litterature is given during the course
Recommended prerequisites:
3-year the study in landscape architecture / bachelor or equivalent.
Mandatory activity:
Excursion in August block and presentations
Analysis report, project assignment and written assignment
Nominal workload:
450 h, mostly indivdual work on project for submission.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Lectures and seminars: 54 h, site visit: 8 h Presentations: 14 h. Supervision: 4 h
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / Ikke bestått