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AR12-92-1 URBAN DESIGN (ELECTIVE –I)
SCHEDULE – JUNE 2016 TO NOVEMBER 2016

URBAN DESIGN IN HISTORY BRIEF OVERVIEW OF CITIES AND TOWNS IN HISTORY.4.5 I 6. TECHNIQUES IN URBAN DESIGN URBAN DESIGN POLICIES. ENCLOSURE ETC PERCEPTION OF URBAN ENVIRONMENT: KEVIN LYNCHS’S ELEMENTS OF URBAN DESIGN. BEHAVIOURAL ISSUES IN URBAN DESIGN. URAN SCALE. SCOPE.16 IV TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION ASSIGNMENTS URBAN DESIGN AND ITS EVOLUTION INTRODUCTION. OBJECTIVES AND NEED OF URBAN DESIGN. MASSING. PRINCIPLES OF URBAN SPATIAL ORGANISATION. URBAN DESIGN AND URBAN PLANNING. COORDINATION AND FINANCING. IMAGEABILITY. URBAN DESIGN TERMINOLOGIES (INDIVIDUAL) URBAN DESIGN PROJECT FORMULATION AT VARIOUS SCALES – MICRO AND MACRO LEVEL CAMPUS PLANNING TRNSPORTATION CORRIDORS RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBOURHOOD WATERFRONTS CITY LEVEL PROJECTS EXECUTION OF URBAN DESIGN PROJECT PREPARATION. URBAN CONSERVATION URBAN DESIGN CASESTUDIES MENTAL MAPPING (GROUP) PHOTOGRAPHIC DOCUMENTAION OF A PUBLIC PLACE AND ACTIVITIES (INDIVIDUAL) CONTRIBUTIONS OF EMINENT URBAN THINKERS AND THEIR ATTITUDE TOWARDS URBAN DESIGN ( GROUP – SEMINAR PRESENTATION) ( GROUP – SEMINAR PRESENTATION) . DEVELOPMENT CONTROL S AND GUIDELINES IN URBAN DESIGN.13 14. TOWNSCAPE. AGENCIES INVOLVED IN EXECUTION.7.15. RELATION BETWEEN ARCHITECTURE.8 IV 9. CONCEPT OF ZONING.3. URBAN RENEWAL.10 III 11 III II 12.SESSION 1 MODU LE I 2. DEFINING ‘URBAN DESIGN’ MAKING A VISUAL SURVEY VISUALISATION OF IMAGE OF THE CITY AND ITS ELEMENTS.

architecture lacks the cohesive character of urban form and space that existed before.urbandesign.org  www. This has relevance especially in Indian cities as they are developing and even the small towns are aspiring to become large towns and mega cities.com www.COURSE DESCRIPTION The city is an expression of human culture and tradition.org www.udg.co.org globalurbanist. This gap needs to be bridged and mediated with urban design. Right from the Indus valley civilization a city had born with careful planning.org .futurecities.livablestreets.ethz.com www.urbandesign. The main objective of the course is to broaden up the vision of architecture. To impart knowledge and understanding of urban design concepts and the methodology for arriving at urban design solutions and formulating policies Suggested websites for reference  www.pps.org  www.com www. reading the various parts/components of a city and understanding the city as a macrocosm of these ‘parts’ making a unified ‘whole’.thepolisblog. The profession of planning and the act of individual building.ch  www.org.net  www.au  www.uk www. the city has been increasingly under pressure.urbandesigncompendium. At present the societies have become more and more complex and heterogeneous with rapid changes and demands of growth.streetfilms.com www. urban form and architecture respecting the natural setting.rudi.archdaily. Urban design with its multitude dimensions spread across the socio cultural economic and physical manifestation of human life.planetizen. Urban design always served as a facilitator or a mediator between the societal and natural order.

URBAN DESIGN TERMINOLOGY Acculturation Agoraphobia Anthropology Block level studies Building Use Central Business District City Beautiful City Center Continuity Context Character Density Development Development Plan Diagram Districts Economic Base Edges Entourage Entry points Enclosure Figure-ground Studies Fringe FSI / FAR (Floor Space Index / Floor Area Ratio) Garden City Gentrification Growth Generators Heritage Historic Monument Historic Building Hypothesis Imageability Image of a city Land Use Landmarks Landscape Grain Legibility Linkages Mall Magnets Neighbourhood New Urbanism Necropolis Nodes Paths Palimpsest Public Space Post modern urbanism Population density Points of Conflict Quality Revitalization Residential Density Restoration Rehabilitation/Refurbishment Restructuring Redensification Size Scale Seam Shape Schema Spatiality Structure Plan Sequence Street Streetscape 74 TDR (Transfer of Development Rights) Theory Tradition Traditional and Vernacular Travel-time Grid Typology and Type Urban Urban Block Urban Conservation Urban Design Urban Ecology Urban Form Urban Structure Urban Tissue Urban Fabric Urban Grain Urban Pattern Urban Texture Urban Solids and Voids Urban Insert Urban Renewal Urban Transformation Urban Development Urbanism Urbanist Urbanity Urbanization .

Directed by Fritz Lang. 153 min. Black & White. 2. Directed by King Vidor. 1927. Berlin: Symphony of a Great City. Black & White. Black & White. . Directed by Charlie Chaplin. Directed by Walther Ruttman. 3. 1936. 87 min. 1928. The Crowd. Modern Times. 98 min. Black & White. 1927.Pedestrianisation Preservation Perspective Plan Public Place Public Realm Urban village Urban Morphology Zoning Placemaking LIST OF MOVIES 1. Metropolis. 65 min. 4.

Mahangar. 85 min.5. Color. 129 min. Play Time. Black & White. The Naked City. 1982. 1991. Directed by Ridley Scott. 8. Midnight Cowboy. 1948. . 11. Directed by Spike Lee. Color.London. Black & White and Color. 1967. Ladri di Biciclette (Bicycle Thieves). Directed by Jacques Tati. 9. Directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. 113 min. Directed by Jim Jarmusch. Directed by Patrick Keiller. 96 min. Black & White. 1961. 1963. Color. 117 min. Directed by Satyajith Ray. 13. 7. West Side Story. 131 min. 1989. 6. Color. Black & White. 1994. 115 min.Night on Earth. 120 min. 1948. Directed by John Schlesinger. 152 min. Directed by Vittorio De Sica. 14. 10. Color.Blade Runner. Directed by Jules Dassin. 12. 93 min. 1969. Color.Do the Right Thing.