Urban Design theme course

What does a happy, smart, and child-friendly city look like?

How can we design a better city for the next generation?

In the Urban Design theme course, participants ideate and create their future Dream City in 3D models.

Multidisciplinary urban planning projects engage pupils in fun and creative learning activities through which the pupils get acquainted with sustainability, architectural design, green building, infrastructure, housing, recreation, and how these and other aspects constitute a livable, smart, welcoming, and sustainable city for all.

The design projects provide opportunities to practice innovation skills like critical thinking and complex problem-solving, and the design thinking process.

Through active and peer learning practices, the participants practice expressing and arguing their own opinions as well as negotiation, empathy skills, and teamwork.