Values in urban design : A design studio teaching approach

Research output: Journal Publications and Reviews (RGC: 21, 22, 62)21_Publication in refereed journal

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)66-100
Journal / PublicationDesign Studies
Volume49
Online published5 Jan 2017
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2017
Externally publishedYes

Abstract

Since 2000, research into the value of urban design has been utilised in consultancy and policy-making with regard to understanding the value of public investment. This research informs an emerging approach to teaching urban design appraisal within a MA urban design studio, in which variations of the residual method are deployed to assess developer value, private good and public good. Here, the relationship of the appraisal and design elements is articulated by an iterative model of design decision and design judgement making. By situating this approach in a broader theory of societal value, we reconceptualise from first principles, the concept of ‘value in urban design’. This also suggests a corresponding definition of urban design in terms of value.

Research Area(s)

  • built environment, design judgement, design process, urban design, value of urban design

Citation Format(s)

Values in urban design : A design studio teaching approach. / Chiaradia, Alain J. F.; Sieh, Louie; Plimmer, Frances.

In: Design Studies, Vol. 49, 03.2017, p. 66-100.

Research output: Journal Publications and Reviews (RGC: 21, 22, 62)21_Publication in refereed journal