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Program in Planning

Renseignements généraux

Type d'organisation: 
Institution/faculté/département à l’origine de sa fondation: 

Department of Geography, University of Toronto

Année d’établissement: 

1967 (became associated with the Department of Geography in 1981)

Objectifs/pôle d'intérêt/mandat/mission: 

We are a community of scholars, practitioners and activists engaged in studying the dynamics of city-regions and committed to fostering places that are sustainable, accessible, beautiful and just.

As a Planning Program, we aim to:

--Emphasize issues of social justice and environmental sustainability across all specializations of planning.

--Bridge the imagined gap between theory and practice.

--Advocate an interdisciplinary, critical and engaged approach to planning

--Attract a varied, representative, experienced, creative and critical student body every year.

Associés/partenaires/autres disciplines: 

Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Planning; Departments of Sociology, Economics, Engineering, Management, Political Science, History, Social Work, Adult Literature, Counselling Psychology and Community Development; Centre for Environment, Centre for Urban and Community Studies; Munk Centre for International Studies

Domaines de spécialisation: 

Planning theory and history; urban studies; economics; urban design; architecture; environmental studies; urban geography; social planning

Autres activités: 

Seminars, colloquia

Chercheurs et leur domaine de recherche: 
Department Chair: Virginia W. Maclaren
Planning Director: Paul Hess
Faculty with a housing focus: Larry S. Bourne, Jason Hackworth, L.D. Danny Harvey, Paul M. Hess, John Miron, Philippa Campsie, David Hulchanski, Alan Walks, Deb Cowen
Fields of research: urban growth, urban forms, gentrification, urban policy in social housing, low energy buildings, suburban planning, neighborhood environments, Canadian cities in transition, homelessness, immigration, ethnic enclaves, sustainable cities.
Programmes offerts: 

M.Sc. Pl. Master of Science in Planning (M.Sc.Pl.), Master of Urban Design Studies (M.U.D.S.), Ph.D in Planning

Information sur les personnes-ressources

Adresse municipale: 
Program in Planning, Department of Geography, University of Toronto
Room 5053
100 St. George Street
Toronto, ON M5S 3G3
Adresse postale: 
Program in Planning, Department of Geography, University of Toronto
Room 5053
100 St. George Street
Toronto, ON M5S 3G3
Numéro de téléphone principal: 

(416) 946-0269

Numéro de télécopieur principal: 

(416) 946-3886

Adresses courriel: 

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