Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K8241040 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 都市計画
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Town Planning
タナカ タカヒロ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Mon5-6,Weds3-4:ENG 108
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lectures, mainly 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 14 : Architecture
Eligible Students Cluster 4, Architecture and Building Engineering Program, 2nd Grade
Keywords Community Development, City Planning, Environmental Conservation and Disaster Mitigation, History of Cities, Practical work experience
SDG_07, SDG_11, SDG_13, SDG_15, SDG_17 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
As a Specific/Basic Subject within the Cluster 4 Basic Subjects, this aims to learn City Planning related knowledge, through lectures and actual case studies. 
Criterion referenced
Program of Architecture and Building Engineering
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Understanding on development of human recourses who can contribute to human happiness.  (Being able to explain domestic and global issues, and to express their opinions.  Learning liberal arts for social science to find a direction from a global point of view)
(Abilities and Skills)
・Understanding on cultivation of expert knowledge and ability for architecture and building engineering.  ((1) General and basic knowledge and ability  a) Basic knowledge and ability for architectural design and planning)
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・Understanding on cultivation of design capacity.  (Being able to indicate issues and to propose solutions for given subjects from various points of views.  Being able to understand the social background of their researchs and to propose the research plans for their theses.) 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The purpose of this class is understanding the basic knowledge on urban planning. (ex. history of urban planning, urban planning system, techniques, current challenges)  
Class Schedule lesson 1: Introduction: What is the city?
lesson 2: Current challenges on urban planning
lesson 3: History of city and urban planning
lesson 4: Basis of urban planning(1)
lesson 5: Basis of urban planning(2)
lesson 6: Basis of urban planning(3)
lesson 7: Japanese urban planning system(1)
lesson 8: Japanese urban planning system(2)
lesson 9: Japanese urban planning system(3)
lesson 10: Urban Master Plan
lesson 11: Practices in urban planning
lesson 12: Urban planning in foreign countries(1)
lesson 13: Urban planning in foreign countries(2)
lesson 14: Challenges in current urban planning
lesson 15: Discussion & Conclusion 
"Toshikeikaku (City Planning)" published by Morikita Shuppan 
PC or AV used in
Textbook, Handout, MS-PowerPoin 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
It is better to read the text book before and after each class. 
Requirements To seek any chance to look at actual feature of Cities and their Components, and to consider the relationship between these feature and City Planning System. 
Grading Method Grading Method Evaluation will be based on Report(30%) and Exam(70%). 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it -Urban Environment and Planning (Consultant)
-Introducing Practical Examples 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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