This module provides an opportunity for close engagement with a selection of readings on the topic of sustainability in cities and sustainable urbanism.
Teaching and Learning Methods
Small group seminars
Aims & Outcomes
This module aims to provide students with an opportunity for in-depth reading, reflection and critical discussion around key concepts and themes in sustainable urbanism. Through active small-group seminar discussions centred on key readings, students will develop a deeper knowledge of practices and theories associated with the subject matter.
There will be five sessions focussing on selected readings on the following topics:
- The sustainable city
- Resilience and the city
- Growth and sustainability in the city
- Technology, behaviour and the city
- Environmental justice and the city
2,500 word essay on one of the module topics.
Detailed lists of readings will be provided.