Planning and settlement histories before the Industrial Revolution 110

Module code TPH 110
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

An in-depth analysis of city building and urban and regional planning in pre-modern times. The influence on settlement design and planning within the social, political and economic context of the Pre-historic; Classic (Roman and Greek); Feudal and Mercantile eras. Aspects such as visions of ideal cities, settlement patterns, the treatment of public space, the development of the edge of the settlement, functional zones and segregation are covered. Attention is given to the function, role, character, practice and beneficiaries of planning and the role of planners.

Module credits 12.00
NQF Level 05
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Town and Regional Planning
Period of presentation Semester 1

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