Course Description and Credit Information

This course delves into the complex issue of urban inequality by examining the role of vertical space in housing. As cities continue to grow and evolve, understanding how social disparities are expressed not only horizontally but also vertically is crucial. This interdisciplinary course draws from urban planning, geography, sociology, and architecture to provide a comprehensive exploration of the dynamics of inequality within the urban landscape.

Learning Objectives:

1. Develop a deep understanding of how vertical space in housing contributes to social inequality and segregation within urban environments.

2. Explore innovative solutions and alternative housing models that can address urban inequality while fostering sustainable, inclusive, and vibrant urban spaces.

3. Integrate insights from urban geography, sociology, architecture, and urban planning to form a holistic perspective on urban inequality.

General Course Information

Credits 1.5 CEU/CE/PH/CH
HSW Yes
Format Pre-recorded webinar