Successful placemaking means creating spaces that work for both tourists and residents, and with both the environment and the climate.
This skill is increasingly important as the need to create sustainable, attractive urban areas is better understood.
If you’re interested in learning more about climatic impacts and opportunities in urban planning, this two-week course from Luleå University of Technology is for you.
Explore the urban microclimate impact
On this course, you’ll take a close look at how design policy and academic research influences best practice in urban and climatic design.
The training materials will give you a good foundation in placemaking for sustainable tourist destinations and residential spaces, helping you analyse (and then maximise) place potential.
Study placemaking and microclimates in a structured way
The course explores three key themes, laying them out simply and giving you a clear understanding of how microclimates and urban areas interact.
You’ll start by learning about planning policy frameworks for urban design, from international agreements to local policies, followed by in-depth lessons on the theoretical underpinnings that help shape successful places.
Finally, you’ll get to apply what you’ve learned to case studies involving a variety of locations, each with its own climatic and urban design needs.
Learn urban planning from seasoned professionals
With a wealth of experience and expertise in industrial engineering and management, Luleå University of Technology is able to provide great support to anyone enrolled and studying with them.
The lead educator also has extensive knowledge on project management, process management, and problem-based learning. With such high standards, you can expect an equally impressive placemaking course.