Geodesign - BENV7502

Faculty: Built Environment

School: Built Environment

Course Outline: Built Environment

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: BENV7728

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Geodesign is a design and planning method which tightly couple the creation of design proposal with impact simulations informed by geographic contexts, systems thinking, and digital technology” (Flaxman, 2012). The objective of this course is to introduce the fundamental theory, concepts, and frameworks of geodesign put forward by Dr. Carl Steinitiz’s (Steinitiz, 2012). Students will become familiar with the geodesign process by reviewing case studies including specific case study applications in Sydney and Arizona State University.
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