University of Calgary

EVDS 631 - Cities, Intl Development & Plan - Winter 2009

Examines strategies for urban development within the context of a globalized economy. Competition for investment, global interdependence, technological change, growing income polarization, and environmental degradation are creating new challenges in the urbanizing world. Planning concepts and policies will be examined in different economic, institutional and cultural settings with an emphasis on economic, social and physical aspects of change. Selected best practices in North America, Western and Eastern Europe will illustrate different approaches to development and sustainability.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • Not open to students with credit in Environmental Design 683.91 or 723.


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