Nov 30, 2021  
University Catalog 2021-2022 
University Catalog 2021-2022
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URS-5240: Urban Infrastructure

This course will explore the mechanics and implications of urban infrastructure and the urban metabolism to include topics such as: energy, water, transportation, housing, waste, food, land use and the built environment; while considering efficient and equitable delivery, distribution and ownership. Students who complete the course will be able to: . Comprehend and evaluate the conventional large-scale, resource-intensive industrial-era design infrastructure model. . Challenge and change the model by applying of new methods that use bio-mimicry and ecological systems design to produce smaller scale, distributed alternatives that are less resource-intensive. . Compare and analyze theories and strategies that promote equitable access, greater efficiency, and integration at the urban scale.
Min. Credits: 3.0
Credit Basis: Semester credit
Location(s): Antioch Univ Los Angeles
Method(s): Classroom,Online (asynchronous)
Prerequisites: URS-5260: Science for Urban Sustainability
Faculty Consent Required: N
Program Approval Required: N
Course Type Environmental Studies and Sustainability

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