END 312– Design of Cities
Course No.: 23250
Department: Urban and Regional Planning
Semester: 2017 Spring
Location: Hayes Hall – 403
Meeting Day(s): Monday & Wednesday
Meeting Time: 2:00PM - 3:20PM
This lecture course is intended to familiarize students with the historic, social, cultural, economic, and political forces which have shaped the contemporary city in the western tradition. Lectures are heavily illustrated with slides, so as to emphasize the relationships between these factors and physical design. The course briefly covers the development of the professional practice of city planning in the USA.