Assignment is due by 4pm on Wednesday of Week 12 (8 April).
Prepare a research paper on one of the following topics:
Sustainable cities – Sustainability initiatives in cities such as Vancouver, Portland, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Singapore
Paper length should be between 3,000 words
o use case study of a city to identify key planning/urban design ideas being implemented and planning issues the city faces
o review key planning and urban design principles from literature review and apply them to your case study areas
Conduct a critical analysis of planning ideas and issues rather than just describing them, for example:
o Do you think the ideas, projects or polices are practical or relevant?
o What are some of the ideas’ strengths and weaknesses?
Include relevant maps/photographs/diagrams where possible to support your discussion and analysis
Include a cover page with the title of paper and an appropriate image relating to the theme of the paper