THE DEPARTMENT OF URBAN PLANNING AND DESIGN FOR INTERNATIONAL (REGULAR COURSE, ERASMUS, BRAZILIAN) AND HUNGARIAN STUDENTS FALL 2016/2017
INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURE
neptun code: BMEEPUIA101/ 2 credits series of lectures every Tuesday starting at 12.15 for Regular students
The intent of subject is to raise and maintain first-year students’ professional interest and give a common architectural language preparing for further special courses. The purpose of the subject is to make students’ attitude positive towards architecture; enlarge their intellectual capacities and get them to understand the many-sided learning processes of architecture: lectures, texts, project analyses, films etc.
neptun code: BMEEPUIA501 / 2 credits series of lectures every Tuesday starting at 8.15 for Regular, Erasmus and Brazilian students
Theoretical course of the fifth semester with the task to introduce students to the theoretical background of Urban Planning and Design with specially focusing on the knowledge and skills necessary for the successful participation in the Design courses later on in the curriculum. The course deals with the historical background, fundamental theories, basic typologies, most wide spread forms and basic sustainability aspects of urban design and planning.
neptun code: BMEEPUI0633 / 2 credits series of lectures every second Friday starting at 12.15 for Regular, Erasmus and Brazilian students
Following lectures about the smart city concept and its relation to datasets and information modeling, students will explore the methods of 3D building detection, the interoperability of BIM and GIS datasets, the practical application of 3D city models through the model of a medium-sized Hungarian city. Each student will work on a chosen topic of Budapest, exploring the research – possibilities of geotagged data and the connection of the 3D cityscape to different problematics (crime, circulation, tourism, etc) through analysis of different datasets.
neptun code: BMEEPUI0893 / 2 credits series of lectures every second Friday starting at 12.15 for Regular, Erasmus and Brazilian students
Theoretical elective course dealing with current issues of global urbaization. Topics of the semester: (1) Global cities and contemporary urbanisms, (2) De-industrialization and urban dynamics, (3) Politics and markets shaping the form of the global city, (4) Urban sprawl and the regeneration of the inner city, (5) Sustainable urban futures and the quality of life.
neptun code: BMEEPUI0995 / 6 credits consulation and individual research with the guidance of tutors for Erasmus students
Individual research with the professional guidance of the tutors of the department dealing with various individual topics. See details and different topics in Neptun.
COURSE REQUIREMENTS // 2016/2017 autumn semester