Planning History and Theory was a class taken during second year of the Environmental Design Program. It explored the background and frameworks of various planning practices, including rational planning, communicative planning, equity planning, and advocacy planning. Also explored were the influential planners and movements which have shaped these planning approaches over time. In addition to the visual exploration of an existing city plan, essays were written to further develop knowledge, and are available upon request.
-Critical analysis of planning movements and frameworks
-Connection-making between historical context in planning and present-day practices
-Understanding of the importance and practice of ethics within the planning field
-Critical analysis and ability to dissect existing plans