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
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.