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Designing The Region

Postgraduate course. Face-to-face.

Content

8th EDITION
UPC School

Subjects

Territorial Organisation Workshop
15 ECTS. 120 teaching hours.
This workshop focuses on formulating a real, current and representative intervention proposal for one of the issues that territorial organisation is currently dealing with. The effect of massive infrastructures, the geography of activities, recognition of the shape of territories as an intervention criteria, among other things, will be some of the issues that will be articulated in the focus of the project. This project will be initiated using information that has already been generated allowing students to quickly use the materials and create adequately detailed proposals.
Directors: Profs. Dr. Joaquim Sabaté Bel, Dr. Julián Galindo González and Alvaro Cuellar Jaramillo (Urban Development and Territorial Organisation Department).
Assessment: The project developed at the workshop
Post-industrial City Territories
3 ECTS. 15 teaching hours.
Analysis and discussion of metropolitan realities like the growth and transformation process that Barcelona and other Mediterranean cities have experienced over the last few decades. Special attention is given to urban and territorial morphology as expressions of changes in demographics, economic activities, mobility, industry location, tertiary elements, facilities and residential areas. New forms of metropolitan growth. The nature of problems and processes.
Directors: Prof. Dr. Antonio Font Arellano (Urban Development and Territorial Organisation Department).
Assessment: Work related to the workshop
Territorial Organisation Theory
3 ECTS. 15 teaching hours.
This section seeks to offer key urban development and design studies into the origin and evolution of territorial organisation and an evaluation of the current situation of our context and other nearby urban development cultures through the selection and detailed discussion of a meaningful group of plans and studies. This includes definition of objectives, technical development of the main proposals and application instruments.
Responsible: Profs. Drs Joaquim Sabaté Bel and Jordi Franquesa (Department of Urbanism and Regional Planning).
Assessment: Work related to the workshop
Cultural Landscapes, Heritage and Regional Planning Project
3 ECTS. 15 teaching hours.
This course aims to provide an overview of developments in the treatment of heritage from the protection of cultural landscapes. Learn the concepts of 'cultural landscape' and 'heritage park', make a specific assessment of the situation in our immediate context and the challenges posed by this new conception of the landscape. Evaluate criteria and instruments in the successive stages in the development of a project in an area full of heritage resources and develop through analysis of representative examples, methodological guidelines for intervention.
Responsible: Prof. Dr. Joaquim Sabaté Bel (Department of Urbanism and Regional Planning).
Assessment: Work related to the workshop
Territorial Organisation Experiences. Models, Instruments and Methods
3 ECTS. 15 teaching hours.
This course studies the different types of the most commonly used plans in the territorial sector in Spain by presenting and critiquing of a series of case studies. As well this course looks at maps used in the Catalonian territorial sector, as well as maps from some other regions, where it is possible to look at the different types and focuses of methodologies produced nowadays.
Responsibles: Profs. Juli Esteban Noguera (Departamento de Política Territorial de la Generalitat de Cataluña) y Josep M. Carrera Alpuente (Instituto de Estudios Territoriales, Departamento de Territorio y Sostenibilidad de la Generalitat de Cataluña)
Assessment: Work related to the workshop
Classes of support to the workshop
3 ECTS. 15 teaching hours.
Discussions related to the workshop. The course will present the conceptual foundations of ecology at planning, landscape ecology principles, criteria for the design and sustainable management of the territory. It also will discuss the processes of growth and transformation of the territory from the socioeconomic perspective or the design of big infrastructures.
Responsible: Prof. Dr. Joaquim Sabaté Bel (Department of Urban and Regional Planning).
Assessment: Work related to the workshop
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INFORMATION 2016-17 EDITION

Next course:
September 2017

Credits:
30 ECTS
(195 teaching hours)

Timetable:
Monday  14:30 to 20:30Tuesday  14:30 to 20:30Wednesday  14:30 to 20:30
Taught at:
ETSAB - Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectura de Barcelona
Av. Diagonal, 649. Edifici A
Barcelona

Registration fee:
3.000 €

Language of instruction:
Spanish

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