Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Landscapes and Urban Planning

GEOG 4816  Landscapes and Urban Planning


GEOG 3205 or GEOG 3206 or GEOG 3207


GEOG 4907 (2011-2013 only)


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




The systematic human geography course reviews historical as well as contemporary urban planning and policy initiatives in the North American and Western European city. The course begins with a survey of late nineteenth century utopian planning movements, followed by an examination of the professionalized land use planning practices of the twentieth century. Finally, the course assesses several contemporary planning and policy initiatives that are geared towards revitalizing the post-industrial landscapes of cities.

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