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Planning at Urban Areas (5 op)

Toteutuksen tunnus: 5041273-3006

Toteutuksen perustiedot


02.07.2023 - 31.07.2023


01.08.2023 - 31.08.2023


5 op


2 op


60 % Lähiopetus, 40 % Etäopetus




  • Englanti


30 - 30


  • Rakennus- ja yhdyskuntatekniikan koulutus, insinööri


  • Marika Nurmikko


  • ISCivilEngineering
    IS Civil Engineering
  • PRAKIS20
    Rakennus- ja yhdyskuntatekniikan koulutus, insinööri S20
  • 07.08.2023 17:00 - 20:00, Planning at Urban Areas 5041273-3006


After the course, the student is familiar with the basics of urban structure and the concept of space, the effect of the surroundings on the pleasantness and habitability of an area, landscape structures and the role of green area development in landscaping, as well as with
the environmental impact assessment procedures. The student is able to estimate the effects of construction on the environment. The student is also familiar with the town planning system. The student can estimate the effects of construction on the environment, is aware of the recent chances in the building legislation relating to town planning, and is able to use CAD to create a town plan.


Big focus at the course is in traffic and how to control it in densely populated areas. All the means to order different parts of streets is included. The course is involved with surrounding and environment, esthetical aspect, how to organize slow speed streets, public transportation and also pedestrian streets.


Material will be in the IT´S Learning and also gathered during the lectures.
Project works are included to the materials.


Interactive methods, lectures and project works.

Tenttien ajankohdat ja uusintamahdollisuudet

No exam.

Opiskelijan ajankäyttö ja kuormitus

The grade depends on the activity at the course and assignments.

2 x group work (small group work max 20 p., big group work max 50 p.) and 1 x individual work (Picture of the Week, max 10 p.), peer review 20 p.

All group members are expected to work equally during projects. Groups will be formed by lecturer at the beginning of the contact week.

max 100p.
50 p. - 60p. = 1
61 p. - 70p. = 2
71 p. - 80p. = 3
81 p. - 90 p. = 4
91 p. - 100 p. = 5

Sisällön jaksotus

The course lecturer is senior lecture Marika Nurmikko.

Course includes 44 hours of contact, 10 hours of online studies and 64 hours work at your own time
During the course we will study and discuss for example following topics:
* Legislation concerned with planning and construction
* Designing a detailed plan
* Urban Planning generally
* Nature and landscape
* Good society
* Importance of Buildings
* Space in Urban area
* Good street
* Surrounding and environment
* Pedestrians and cyclists
* Crossings
* Elements to decrease the speed
* Furniture for the street, plantation
* Lightning, materials of surface

Viestintäkanava ja lisätietoja

Information will be in the IT´S Learning, you can also send email to lecturer: for more information.