Designing Urban Mobility


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

A BSc degree (Bachelor) in Architecture and Design or similar

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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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.



Name of examDesigning Urban Mobility
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Permitted aids
Without aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleUrbant mobilitetsdesign
Module codeAODUTM2P131
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Architecture & Design
DepartmentDepartment of Architecture, Design and Media Technology
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design