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URBAN MORPHOLOGY

Urban morphology is not only a method commonly used in urban history research institutes but also one of the theoretical means to analyze and comment on urban space and planning and design. This course first constructs the basic exposition of urban morphology through the definition of concepts, and explanations of theories and thoughts. Secondly, the basic theories of urban morphology such as real and virtual space, connection and place are used to explain the traces and meanings of urban development and demonstrate the historical view of urban morphology. Finally, it introduces the application of contemporary urban design with urban morphology theory as the core concept. In the course discussion part, urban historiography research or urban design case review is carried out by the method of urban morphology with the selected case study.

Course Goal
A. Cultivating advanced spatial planning and design professionals with globe vision, execution ability and leadership.
B. Cultivating advanced spatial planning and design researchers with scientific vision and innovation ability.
C. Cultivating high-level spatial planning and design teaching faculty with inter-disciplinary, forward-looking and globe visions.
Course Principle Literacy and Competence
[Principle Literacy]
  • With spirit of humanism and environmental aesthetics self-discipline.
  • [Competence]
  • Ability to grasp the content of spatial planning and design theories and development issues.
  • Ability to grasp and flexibly implement the methodologies of spatial planning and design in research and development.
  • Ability of accurate analysis and expound and effective communication.
  • Courses of Recent Years
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    0109/1 P272400 [UP7314]URBAN MORPHOLOGY 3.0 N Chen, Chih-Hung
    0107/2 P272400 [UP7314]URBAN MORPHOLOGY 3.0 N Chen, Chih-Hung
    0106/2 P272400 [UP7314]URBAN MORPHOLOGY 3.0 N Chen, Chih-Hung
    0105/2 P272400 [UP7314]URBAN MORPHOLOGY 3.0 N Chen, Chih-Hung
    0104/2 P272400 [UP7314]URBAN MORPHOLOGY 3.0 N Chen, Chih-Hung
    0103/2 P272400 [UP7314]URBAN MORPHOLOGY 3.0 N Chen, Chih-Hung
    0102/2 P272400 [UP7314]URBAN MORPHOLOGY 3.0 N Chen, Chih-Hung
    0101/2 P272400 [UP7314]URBAN MORPHOLOGY 3.0 N Chen, Chih-Hung