The objective is to strengthen the students’ ability to comprehend and analyze relevant infrastructural and technical factors shaping the contemporary network city. The course introduces state-of-the-art research-based theories relating to the development of the network city within urban theory, mobilities theory, network theory, and other relevant theoretical fields.
Students who complete the module:
Must have proficient knowledge of the technical conditions shaping the network city, as well as their social consequences.
Must be able to develop knowledge about the network city and its technologies as large technical systems.
Must be able to apply the relevant scientific theories and methods in an analysis of the technological infrastructure systems of the network city.
Must be able to evaluate proposals for intervention and design of the network city in light of state-of-the-art theories.
Must demonstrate proficient competencies in analyzing the network city on a theoretical and methodologically reflective level.
Must demonstrate proficient competencies in assessing technical solutions to traffic and mobility challenges of the network city.
Types of instruction are listed in § 17; Structure and contents of the programme.
|Name of exam||Theories of the Network City|
|Type of exam|
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
|Danish title||Netværksbyens teorier|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Architecture & Design|
|Department||Department of Architecture, Design and Media Technology|
|Faculty||Technical Faculty of IT and Design|