GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE
In this course students learn about the history of urban development of settlements, ideas, concepts and context of their creation, about their cultural diversity and multi-faceted development over time. An in-depth insight into the evolution of urban development, by means of which it is possible to easily recognize the global crisis of modern urbanization, the subject leads students to an understanding of modern, complex methods, concepts and techniques of urban planning of sustainable (environmentally friendly) city. Students become familiar with analytical methods, operational tools, techniques, methodologies, and structural and design aspects of sustainable city planning.
Lectures are focused on the disclosure of the methods and concepts of planning of settlements from prehistoric times until today. The course will cover the following topics:
- introduction to the history of urban planning
- basic city forms
- architetural typologies
- reflective practices
- contemporary Slovenian urban planning
- Seminar work requires the integration of knowledge and concepts of urban planning using diverse architectural typologies
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