|Historical and international comparison
of the origins and evolution of cities, the process of urbanization,
and the human endeavor to effect urban growth and change. Includes
history of urban physical form and of planning efforts, emphasizing
planning origins in the nineteenth century and transnational influences.
Includes equity issues of urban spatial arrangement, including racial
segregation and housing market differentiation. Covers elements of
urban physical form, including grid and organic structure, commercial
city forms, the urban skyline, and urban sprawl.