Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year 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,タムラ ショウタ
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 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of 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 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 urban planning?
lesson 2: Relation between architecture and urban planning
lesson 3: Theory of residential area planning
lesson 4: Land use planning(1): Surveys for planning
lesson 5: Land use planning(2): Zoning for planning
lesson 6: Building control(1): Forms of city
lesson 7: Building control(2): Use, density, height
lesson 8: District planning
lesson 9: Transportation planning
lesson 10: Nature in city
lesson 11: Urban development and revitalization(1): Land readjustment project, urban redevelopment project
lesson 12: Urban development and revitalization(2): Revitalizing old district
lesson 13: Disasters and city
lesson 14: Urban landscape planning
lesson 15: Participatory planning 
"Hajimetemanabu Toshikeikaku (City Planning for beginners)" published by Ichigaya Shuppan 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbook, Handout, MS-PowerPoin 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
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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