Designing Urban Mobility

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The objective is to strengthen the students’ ability to functional urban design in the contemporary network city covering a range from urban mobility systems (e.g. metros and subways) and their relation to the city to urban spaces and their linkages to the technical based transit network or large scale urban architecture and transit terminals and their function as urban flow spaces.

Students who complete the module:

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Must develop knowledge of the importance of contemporary transit systems to the functionality of cities
  • Must be able to understand the technical factors shaping and forming the contemporary urban transit system in their social context
  • Must develop knowledge of the adequate functional and technical solutions to mobility challenges within the contemporary network city

Skills

  • Must be able to apply the theories and methods relevant to the design and development of urban transit and mobility
  • Must be able to evaluate the solutions presented in the field and assess their values seen in the light of urban design theories, methods and reference projects
  • Must be able to establish skills in analysing the mobility challenges of the contemporary city applying relevant technologies and methods

Competences

  • Must have competencies to create design proposals and concepts for urban mobility and assess their implementation effects

Type of instruction

See general description of the types of instruction described in the introduction to Chapter 3.

Exam

Exams

Name of examDesigning Urban Mobility
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
ECTS15
Permitted aids
Without aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Program Regulations

Facts about the module

Danish titleUrbant mobilitetsdesign
Module codeAODUPM2P171
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS15
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Architecture & Design
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design