Aims/Description: This module is a major research project that offers the opportunity for students to develop and manage an individual research informed site-based urban design project. The module aims to help students develop and apply research design skills, site analysis and development skills, and visual communication skills. Students will gain an appreciation of the issues involved in managing a research project; an understanding of the role of research in gaining a detailed understanding of a site and developing contextually appropriate site design solutions; to further and deepen knowledge and experience in a chosen field of urban design or planning.

Restrictions on availability: Restricted to students on TRPT126

Staff Contact: NISHA BOBBY N
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Independent Study,
Assessment: Course work, Project work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Urban Studies and Planning):

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