What is urban design?

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What is urban design?

  1. 1. what is urban design? David Tittle 8 th May 2011
  2. 2. The collaborative and multi-disciplinary process of shaping the physical setting of life in cities, towns and villages; the art of making places; design in an urban context. The Dictionary of Urbanism, Rob Cowan (2005) urban design
  3. 3. urban design v. <ul><li>architecture </li></ul><ul><li>town planning </li></ul><ul><li>landscape architecture </li></ul>
  4. 4. what do urban designers do?
  5. 5. organic v. planned
  6. 7. industrial squalor
  7. 10. modernism
  8. 11. Child of Le Corbusier: Lee Bank, Birmingham, 1950s.
  9. 13. new left protest
  10. 14. <ul><li>1958 Rockefeller Foundation conference on urban design </li></ul>
  11. 16. Jane Jacobs
  12. 17. The picturesque tradition: Gordon Cullen, Townscape
  13. 18. Responsive Environments, 1985
  14. 20. walking seminar <ul><li>explore the qualities of place </li></ul><ul><li>keep up </li></ul><ul><li>keep together </li></ul><ul><li>please don’t take photos </li></ul>

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