Winter Cities

Alberta School of Business

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  • 3 weeks
  • online

Alberta School of Business

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Who should attend

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome.

About the course

How do you cre­ate a liv­able and vibrant win­ter city? Plan­ning and design of the built envi­ron­ment for win­ter cities can be chal­leng­ing. Win­ter cities are an oppor­tu­ni­ty to expe­ri­ence con­trast­ing indoor and out­door envi­ron­ments, cus­tomized for com­fort with­in well-estab­lished sea­son­al-based design prin­ci­ples. Stu­dents will explore top­ics in win­ter com­fort in local and glob­al win­ter cities, ener­gy con­ser­va­tion, design­ing for trans­porta­tion and mobil­i­ty in sub zero envi­ron­ments, win­ter tourism and indus­try, win­ter city pol­i­cy mak­ing and devel­op­ing design inter­ven­tions for win­ter city sites.

Course at a glance

  • May be recognized for Continuous Professional Learning (CPL) credits by the Alberta Professional Planners Institute (APPI) for holders of the Registered Professional Planner designation.
  • Aimed at professionals in the areas of municipal government planning, development, and bylaw enforcement. Students range from development officers, planning technicians, land use, environmental, and community planners, to resources managers, government officials, consultants, developers, lawyers, zoning administrators, administrators in smaller municipalities, and others involved in planning processes.

What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the degree to which the architectural features of a winter space encourage winter comfort for visitors.
  • Recognize the importance of using energy-efficient technology in winter city design.
  • Assess the usability of a winter site for pedestrians and cars.
  • Propose a winter-oriented tourism service or event in a winter city.
  • Write a short strategic plan to support a conceptual design for a service, event, or site design intervention which encourages winter comfort.
  • Brainstorm a conceptual design for a winter cities service, event, or site design intervention which encourages winter comfort.

Winter Cities at Alberta School of Business

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