NEW: THE ESUA MODULES
Take these on-line, open-source courses on sustainable urban
development, created in partnership with the Council for European
Urbanism and the
Leonardo da Vinci Programme of the European Union.
Instructions: Download and read
the modules in order. Follow up as you want with additional
reading and exploration. If desired, you can answer the exam
questions that are included, and review the answer sheets to check your comprehension of key
issues and concepts.
If you are working with an instructor and/or a program for credit, be sure to follow their specific directions.
MODULE ONE: Whatever
Happened to Urbanism? Essential concepts of urban history and
modern planning. An Introductory Course in the Principles of
Sustainable Urban Design.
Exam questions. Take this short exam to review your comprehension.
Exam answers. Check your answers with this sheet.
MODULE TWO: The Craft of
Place. An introductory course in the "culture of building."
What is Sustainable Urbanism? An introduction to concepts,
metrics and strategies.
MODULE FOUR: Evolving
Settlements. Partiicpation and emergence in the built environment.
MODULE FIVE: The DNA of
Place. An introduction to the topics of local identity and
heritage, and their continuing importance for the human environment.