Living in Flux: Landscapes as Transformative Response to Climate Change
The course deals with the holistic understanding of urban landscapes as complex ecological systems which encompass the dynamic relation between resilient ecology and space. The course is designed to provide exposure to the students regarding the latest studies, theory and research outcomes of climate change and socio-ecological resilience for human settlements. The students are encouraged to understand advanced concepts and explore relevant contextual frameworks and approaches for the planning and design of urban landscapes.
a. To introduce students to the concept of ‘Anthropocene’ as a global epoch.
b. To introduce students to advanced principles, concepts and methods of understanding socio-ecological resilience.
c. To enable students to understand and discern the natural processes in the environment and their implications in the urban design and planning.
d. To demonstrate landscape approaches in the planning, design and management of the greenfield and brownfield sites through the help of socially and environmentally appropriate case studies of projects.