Students acquire basic knowledge on urban planning and design issues and are introduced to concepts, approaches and working methods and techniques related to urban planning and design. Through small scale tasks limited in complexity, the active urban design process will be systematically trained. This course offers students the opportunity to become familiar with urban planning and design principles. This course also encourages students to develop their own criteria and concepts to construct strong arguments and present their ideas in appropriate manner. Students experience group work and learn to actively participate in all steps of analysis and design processes.