Apr 18, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PLN 5450 - Inside the Sustainable City (3) [DL]

When Offered: Spring
This course explores the systems, planning practices, and individuals and organizations across sectors that make towns and cities work. The course considers examples-successes, failures and the more
common mixed outcomes-of planning for sustainable communities, characterized by healthy environments, social justice and equity, and strong diverse economies. Major themes include poverty and wealth, production and consumption, conservation and ecosystem services, technology harnessed for sustainability, and individual and collective action. Systems studied include water, energy, waste, transportation, agriculture, construction and design, finance, education, governance, and more.
[Dual-listed with PLN 4450.]