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Urbanismo Sostenible

Lifelong learning course. Face-to-face.

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5th EDITION
UPC School

This lifelong learning course can be attended as part of the master's degree Urban Planning and Sustainability or as part of the postgraduate course Urban Environment And Sustainability.

Este curso se plantea como un cuerpo de conocimientos especifícos de utilidad para personas que tengan interés en trabajar en planificación del territorio y la sostenibilidad territorial, concretamente en aquellos aspectos básicos que influyen en la ciudad y territorio y sus aspectos de planificación y conservación.

Aims

  • Formar especialistas multidisciplinares capacitados para afrontar la planificación y la gestión de la ciudad y el territorio en el siglo XXI. Autenticos "planners" (en la denominación anglosajona), de los sistemas urbanos y territoriales contemporaneos. 
  • Estudiar el concepto de sostenibilidad aplicado a la ciudad y a sus estructuras morfológicas y de comportamiento dinámico.
  • Definir posibles modelos de territorio, de medida variable desde una hasta cuarenta hectáreas.
  • Valorar la regulación del suelo, la morfología edificadora y la morfología del terreno.
  • Identificar los instrumentos de la gestión ambiental del territorio, y de la evaluación que permita medir el valor económico y social de bienes sin un mercado manifiesto, como los ambientales o los espacios urbanos.
      

Who is it for

  • Urbanistas y Arquitectos superiores.
  • Ingenieros de Edificación o Arquitectos técnicos.
  • Ingenieros de diversas especialidades.
  • Licenciados en Ciencias Ambientales.
  • Biólogos.
  • Geógrafos.
  • Licenciados en Derecho.
  • Economistas.
  • Estudiantes de los últimos cursos de las titulaciones mencionadas.
  • Técnicos de Administraciones Públicas. 
  • Profesionales que se dediquen a la planificación territorial.
  • Profesionales interesados o vinculados en la gestión de la ciudad y las implicaciones ambientales

Content

Subjects

Sustainable Urbanism
10 ECTS. 60 teaching hours.
The course programme is an introduction to the concepts of territorial and urban sustainability; its origins and evolution, references and strategies, and its applications when planning territorial systems. The course also covers subjects such as urban models and sustainability, the historical evolution of land occupation models: Compact City vs. Dispersed City and the principles of ecological town planning and the entropy of urban systems, organizations, etc. As well as concepts such as climate change, new perspectives and urban resilience. Another concept is that of sustainable cities; materials, energy, balanced use of materials in urban planning systems and their interaction with the environment, air, acoustic and other types of pollution, mobility, green systems and energy; use and transformation of materials, polluting emissions, inter-city and environmental energy flows.

Management & Faculty

Academic management

  • Roca Cladera, Josep
    Doctor in Architecture, UPC Professor. Director of the UPC Centre for Land Valuation Policy. The director of the Doctorate in Urban and Architectural Management and Valuation, which is unique in its kind in Spain as it combines the economic, legal, social and environmental processes involved in town and regional planning. He has written numerous articles related to the real estate economy, the analysis of territorial structures and the city. His most outstanding books focus on the theoretical analysis of the formation of land value and the practical application of valuation methods. Professor Roca is a leading figure in the Spanish and international sphere in the field of valuations, and especially those related to urban management processes. He has been a pioneer in Spain in teaching valuations at graduate level since from the appearance of master's degree courses in the early 1980s.
  • Arellano Ramos, Blanca Esmaragda
    Architect. Holder of a master's degree in Urban Management and Valuation from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. An associate lecturer at the Department of Architectural Constructions I of the ETSAB, a researcher at the Centre for Land Valuation of the Policy Polytechnic University of Catalonia and a member of the Urban Quality of Life and Sustainability research group. She has undertaken and directed research in the areas of urban planning, land and housing policy, and analysis of urban growth processes: Sprawl vs. Compact City, sustainable urban planning, sustainable mobility, public space, urban regeneration, civic culture, benefits and models of city management. She has held various public sector positions in the areas of housing, land, urban development and ecology, as well as regional and urban planning.

Teaching staff

  • Arellano Ramos, Blanca Esmaragda
    Architect. Holder of a master's degree in Urban Management and Valuation from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. An associate lecturer at the Department of Architectural Constructions I of the ETSAB, a researcher at the Centre for Land Valuation of the Policy Polytechnic University of Catalonia and a member of the Urban Quality of Life and Sustainability research group. She has undertaken and directed research in the areas of urban planning, land and housing policy, and analysis of urban growth processes: Sprawl vs. Compact City, sustainable urban planning, sustainable mobility, public space, urban regeneration, civic culture, benefits and models of city management. She has held various public sector positions in the areas of housing, land, urban development and ecology, as well as regional and urban planning.
  • Carceller Roqué, Xavier
    Doctor in Architecture (UPC). Coordinator and/or director of several masters courses (Urban Ecology, Sustainable City and territory, environmental assessment or integration of urban planning, legislation, environmental management and diagnosis). He develops the professional activity in the administration of the Generalitat of Catalonia where, among other charges, has been head of the Planning Natural Environment (Department of Environment) and he is currently Head of Service Plans and Programs, in the General Division Environmental Assessment (Department of Planning and Sustainability).
  • Mayor Farguell, Xavier
    Ecologist, Biologist
  • Pagès Ramon, Anna
    Architect PhD. Department of Architectural Technology I (UPC)
  • Roca Cladera, Josep
    Doctor in Architecture, UPC Professor. Director of the UPC Centre for Land Valuation Policy. The director of the Doctorate in Urban and Architectural Management and Valuation, which is unique in its kind in Spain as it combines the economic, legal, social and environmental processes involved in town and regional planning. He has written numerous articles related to the real estate economy, the analysis of territorial structures and the city. His most outstanding books focus on the theoretical analysis of the formation of land value and the practical application of valuation methods. Professor Roca is a leading figure in the Spanish and international sphere in the field of valuations, and especially those related to urban management processes. He has been a pioneer in Spain in teaching valuations at graduate level since from the appearance of master's degree courses in the early 1980s.
  • Sumpsi Riera, Carles
  • Torrents Abad, Josep Maria

General information

Credits
10 ECTS (70 teaching hours)
Start date
Classes start:02/02/2017Classes end:13/03/2017Programme ends: 03/04/2017
Timetable
Monday  16:00 to 21:00Thursday  16:00 to 21:00
Taught at
ETSAB - Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectura de Barcelona
Av. Diagonal, 649. Edifici A
Barcelona
Contact
Telephone: (34) 93 112 08 83
Degree
Lifelong learning diploma issued by the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. To obtain this degree it is necessary to have an official or recognized university degree equivalent to a bachelor's degree or diploma. Otherwise, the Fundació Politècnica de Catalunya will only award them a a certificate of completion.

In the case of having a foreign degree check here.
Virtual Campus
The students on this Lifelong learning course will have access to the My_Tech_Space virtual campus, an effective work and communication platform for students, lecturers and course directors and coordinators. My_Tech_Space allows students to find background material for their classes, to work in teams, ask their lecturers questions, consult their marks, etc.
Employment service
Students can access job offers in their field of specialisation on the My_Tech_Space virtual campus. Applications made from this site will be treated confidentially. Hundreds of offers appear annually of the UPC School of Professional & Executive Development Employment service .The offers range from formal contracts to work placement agreements.
Registration fee
1.400 €
The registration fee must be paid before the beginning of this Lifelong learning course.
See the section Discounts, loans and financial aid for possibilities of advantageous financing conditions.

Applicants are given the option of making a voluntary €5 contribution when formalising their enrolment. As part of the UPC's 0.7% Campaign, this donation will go towards meeting charitable needs in developing countries.

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Language of instruction
Spanish

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