ARC 547 SEM– Understanding Good Urban Form: Re-imaging Buffalo's Niagara Street

ARC 547 SEM– Understanding Good Urban Form: Re-imaging Buffalo's Niagara Street

Weaving between a complex web of architecture, planning, and landscape architecture, urban design seeks to establish a sense of order, orientation, and legibility to the chaotic urban fabric comprised of unrelated buildings.

Course Details

Course No.: 24823
Department: Architecture
Semester: 2018 Fall
Location: Hayes Hall – 217
Meeting Day(s): Wednesday
Meeting Time: 2:00PM - 4:40PM
Faculty: Hata

The intent of the course is to provide the students with a perspective of current roles and activity of Urban Design;

This interdisciplinary seminar examines precedents and principles of good urban design; Making cities legible, sustainable, healthy, equitable, and rich in human experience”

Through the lens of spatial-physicality, you will learn:

  • Critical Thinking Skills and Creative Mind of Place-Making;
  • By working on the Niagara Street urban fabric, you will acquire the value of the multi-disciplinary practice of Urban Design.