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Designing The City (Urban Planning)

Postgraduate course. Face-to-face.

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18th EDITION
UPC School

This postgraduate course can be attended as part of the master's degree European Postgraduate Masters in Urbanism.

This module of the Master in Urban Design contains several theoretical subjects, methodological and workshops, with a joint program of 30 credits. It focuses on urban planning and related research.
The subjects of this Graduate are distributed as follows:

Urban Planning Workshop
Structure and Urban Systems
Theory and Methodology of Urban Planning
Regulation and Urban Management
Infrastructure and Urban Development
Urban Economy and Financing of Urban Development
Environment and Urban Development

Responsible: Prof. Dr. Antonio Font Arellano (antonio.font@upc.edu)

Aims

This module deals with the characteristics and problems of European urban system. Studio will be combined with courses on Theory of urban project, Landscape and public space design, Environmental planning and Urban economics. Main issues to be considered will be the relation between environment and city, the arrangement of mobility flows (people and goods) in relation to the spatial distribution of urban activities; the design of new residential and productive tissues in reasonable compact cities; enhancing urban heritage and landscape or the improvement of spatial distribution of centrality values and public and private facilities. Barcelona or other main cities use to become relevant case studies.

Who is it for

The postgraduate course is aimed at architects and civil engineers, and especially to new graduates of these degree courses (including students pending of the final project). Thus, the program is conceived as a continuation of the training in urban planning that the syllabus do not allow to develop sufficiently in the first and second cycle.

Similarly, in courses others than workshop, the master shall be open to other professionals associated with some of the facets of urban transformation, such as geographers, economists, lawyers, etc.

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Credits:
30 ECTS
(195 teaching hours)

Start date:
Classes start:06/02/2017 Classes end:30/05/2017Programme ends: 15/06/2017
Timetable:
Monday  16:00 to 20:00Tuesday  16:00 to 20:00Wednesday  16:00 to 20:00Thursday  16:00 to 20:00
Taught at:
ETSAB - Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectura de Barcelona
Av. Diagonal, 649. Edifici A
Barcelona

Registration fee:
3.000 €

Language of instruction:
Spanish

Registration open until the beginning of the course or until end of vacancies.

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