Planning at Urban Areas

5 ECTS | 75€ | On-site in Turku | 1-30 August 2024 with contact teaching 5-16 August 2024

The aim of this course is to teach people to analyze their everyday environment; How cities work, what kind of flows we have in a city and how city planning accounts these phenomena. We also try to find different solutions on how to a better city for its residents. The core is, of course, sustainable development.

Learning outcomes
  • The students are familiar with the basics of urban planning and urban structures. Students know the effects of habitability of an area and the role of green area development on landscaping.
  • The students can estimate the effects of construction in the urban areas and be familiar with Finnish town planning system.
  • The students are also given tools to implement sustainability in to planning at urban areas.

Online lectures, group work, report, presentations and peer reviews.

Contact teaching in Turku 5 August – 16 August. The start and finish of the course is completed online.

Turku University of Applied Sciences

Marika Nurmikko and Oscu Uurasmaa

Place: Mainly in Turku, but includes also online studying.

Undergraduate students with at least two years completed of Bachelor’s studies in any field. Course is suitable to any students who are interested in Urban planning.

Pre and after task 35 h, lectures and mentoring 30 h, project work in groups 70 h = 135 h

Learning materials will be available in the Itslearning platform.

Grading 1-5

Max. 30 students