University of Technology Sydney

17904 Urban Design Fundamentals

6cp; 20hpw, online
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.


This subject provides an understanding of the principles and practices of urban design, covering place and good urban design, as well as its different scales. It reviews key urban design movements and ideas and examines the use of development control plans and approaches to sustainable urban design. It emphasises the actual process of urban design using case studies, practical workshops, and design projects. This subject also provides an introduction to Sketch-Up and various Adobe Creative Cloud applications, which enables students to further their visual communication skills necessary for practice and subsequent subjects.

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