Participation, simulation, activism: new methods in urban design

Budapest University of Technology and Economics
LEVEL
Bachelor
Master
TYPE
Course
MODES
-
LANGUAGE
-
ECTS
2
PERIOD
04/09/2023 to 22/01/2024

Course Description

The elective course aims to teach students the practice of participatory design, focusing on urban public space design involving local communities. Students ndash; after analyzing the European best practices ndash; will get experience in involving different social groups and interest-groups into the design process of a public space. Students will get an extensive knowledge on the international practice of participatory design, reading much of itCloseCurlyQuote;s English literature, analyzing completed European public spaces designed with this method. During the practical classes the students will make a design proposal or activity process simulation for a selected public space in Budapest, either in a dense urban context or on the spaces of a housing estate, or in a suburban situation.

Time format

weekly

Educational-info

Duration

28 h / 14 weeks

ECTS

2

Validation mode

Continuous control

Maximum number of students

10

Organizer

Partner

Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Faculty

Faculty of Architecture

Department

Department of Urban Studies

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