Prairie-Urbanism

What are the local cir­cum­stances, val­ues, and ambi­tions shap­ing the urban trans­for­ma­tions of Canada’s prairie cities? How can place-based per­spec­tives inform unique forms of urban­ism which con­tribute to the resilien­cy and pros­per­i­ty of cities such as Edmon­ton, Saska­toon or Cal­gary? In this course stu­dents will explore respons­es to ques­tions such as these in rela­tion to the con­cept of prairie-urban­ism. Top­ics include: the his­to­ry of urban devel­op­ment in the prairies; cur­rent pri­or­i­ties for shap­ing pos­i­tive urban­i­sa­tion today (for instance, in rela­tion to sus­tain­abil­i­ty, eco­nom­ic diver­si­fi­ca­tion, and social equi­ty); and method­olo­gies for place-based urbanism.
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