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Urban Planning and Sustainability

Master's degree. Face-to-face.

Management & Faculty

9th EDITION
UPC School

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 Architecture Technology 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 Architecture Technology 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.
  • Barceló Bugeda, Jaume
    Doctorate in Physics from the UAB. Professor at the School of Informatics and the School of Mathematics and Statistics of the UPC. Scientific Director of the ICT and Mobility area of the CENIT (Transport Innovation Centre).
  • Batlle Durany, Enric
    Architect, PhD in architecture in 2002 with the thesis recently published by GG entitled 'The Garden of the Metropolis' and Professor in the Department of Urbanism and Regional Planning of ETSAV. He's specialized in landscaping and has given numerous lectures worldwide. In 1981, together with Joan Roig, creates BATLLE Y ROIG ARQUITECTES, an architectural firm that develops building projects, planning and landscape. His work has won awards both state and international level.
  • Biere Arenas, Rolando Mauricio
    Architect by the University of Valparaíso (Chile), Master in Urban Management by the FPC-UPC and Master in Management and Urban Assessment by the UPC. Course coordinator of the training programs organized by the Center for Land Policy and Valuations (CPSV), in which he also works as a researcher. Invited professor in the themes of Urban Management, Planning and ICT applied to territorial and urban analysis.
  • Bosch Meda, Jordi
    Arquitecto. Doctor en Gestión y Valoración Urbana. Responsable de Remodelación de Barrios. Departamento de Medio Ambiente y Vivienda de la Generalitat de Catalunya.
  • Burón Cuadrado, Francisco Javier
    Universidad de País Vasco. Hasta mayo del 2009 Viceconsejero de Vivienda del Gobierno Vasco, anteriormente Director de Planificación y Procesos Operativos de Vivienda del Gobierno Vasco y en septiembre del 2009 se incorporó en el área de derecho público del despacho Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira. Actualmente, socio de URBANIA ZH GESTION, EKITEN THINKING - EHU-UPV. Reforma administrativa y políticas de vivienda.
  • Cabrera Tosas, Francisco José
    Degree in biology from the University of Barcelona. Master in Engineering and Environmental Management from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. Master in Engineering and management of renewable energies from the University of Barcelona-IL3. Master's Degree in Energy Efficiency Management from the University of Barcelona-IL3. With an experience of more than 20 years in works related to the development of studies of environmental impact.
  • Carceller Roqué, Xavier
    Doctor in Architecture (UPC). Professor of courses in 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).
  • Carrera Alpuente, Josep Maria
    Architect from the ETSAB since 1983, Coordinator of the Territorial Metropolitan Plan of Barcelona, currently Head of Cabinet of the Presidency of the AMB.
  • Clavell Nadal, Dolors
    Licenciada en Derecho, ha sido parlamentaria en Cataluña entre 2003-2010. Es especialista en derecho administrativo. Profesora en cursos de posgrado en la Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) imparte varios cursos relacionados con el urbanismo y la vivienda. Ha trabajado como asesora de derecho administrativo, medio ambiente, urbanismo y vivienda para varias administraciones, entidades y particulares. Ha intervenido en la redacción de instrumentos de planeamiento y gestión urbanística y en procesos de regeneración urbana en centros degradados. Ha sido consultora internacional en proyectos en la América Latina, en cuestiones relativas a la legislación administrativa, urbanística y de contratación pública. Es miembro de la Asociación Catalana de Juristas Demócratas.
  • Esquius Rafat, Andreu
    Ingeniero de Caminos, Canales y Puertos por la UPC (1992), con las especialidades de Transportes y Ordenación del Territorio. Socio y director adjunto de MCRIT SL, empresa consultora especializada en el asesoramiento a la administración y a grandes empresas públicas y privadas.
  • Esteban Noguera, Juli
    Architect, Doctor Honoris Causa by the UPC (2011) for his long career in urban planning. He participated in the drafting of the General Metropolitan Plan of Barcelona and was the director of the Urban Planning Services of the metropolitan institutions of Barcelona (1977-1992). He directed the City Planning Office of Barcelona (1992-2004) and the Territorial Planning Program of the Generalitat de Catalunya (2004-2010). He is the author of Elements of Urban Planning (1980, 1998) and Urban Planning: concepts, tools and practices (2001, 2010).
  • Ferran Mèlich, Antoni
    Tècnico de Medio Ambiente en el Ayuntamiento del Arborç. Profesor de Ordenación del Territorio en la Universidad de Vic.
  • Ferrer i Escoda, Josep Ramon
    Technical telecommunications engineer, higher electronics engineer and master's degree in Digital Dissemination from Ramon Llull University.
  • Ferrer Pont, Maria Esther
    Graduate in Biological Sciences and Master in Botany from the UAB. Postgraduate in Gardening and Landscaping by the UPC. With more than 25 years of experience in Environmental Consulting. Expert in environmental evaluation of plans, programs and projects, as well as in the design and execution of projects of environmental restoration, conservation of biodiversity and sustainable public use. He develops his professional activity as a freelance, under the brand La segla
  • Giffinger, Rudolf
    Doctor of Geography. Lecturer in the Department of Territorial, Infrastructure and Environmental Planning, University of Technology of Vienna (TUVIEN). Expert in research on Smart Cities, urban and regional development analyst at the Regional Science Centre (SRF).
  • Jornet Forner, Sebastià
    Urban Architect (UPC, 1987). Associate Professor of the Department of Urban Planning and Territorial Planning of the UPC. President of the Agrupación de arquitectos Urbanistas de Cataluña (AAUC). Professor in various training courses in the field of urban planning and management at the UPC, Bar Association of Barcelona and the Sert School of the College of Architects of Catalonia. European Prize of Urbanism 2010 and National Prize of Urbanism of Spain 2006 by the Plan in the district of the Mine in Sant Adrià de Besòs with the office of Jornet Llop Pastor arquitectos.
  • Lambies Ortin, Enric
    Abogado por la Universitat de Barcelona, técnico urbanista y secretario de administración local. Ha ocupado diversos cargos directivos en los Servicios de Urbanisme del Ajuntament de Barcelona y de Coordinación con el Área Metropolitana de Barcelona. Docente en el campo del derecho urbanístico en la Escola d'Administració Pública de Catalunya.
  • Llop Torné, Josep Maria
    Architect Planner (UPC, 1973). Director Planning and Environment of Lleida (1979-1988 and 1991-2003). Director of Planning of the City of Barcelona (1987-1991), before the 1992 Olympic Games. Professor of the University of Lleida and the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. First Prize of Catalonia Urban General Plan 1995-2015 Lleida. Project Coordinator "Management and control of urbanization" of the URB-AL Network on tools for urban income redistribution. Program Director of the International Union of Architects and UNESCO Chair on "Intermediate Cities, Urbanization and Development".
  • Mariño Bermúdez, Xavier
    Architect for the ETSAB-UPC. He has developed his professional career mainly in the world of urban and territorial planning in the public sector, with the exception of an intense stage (2007-2011) focused on urban projects and building, in the private sector. He has collaborated in the Department of Urban Planning and Planning of the ETSAB-UPC. He has been an external technical adviser to the AMB. At the moment, Head of the writing Service of the Master Plan Director of Services of Urbanism of the AMB.
  • Mayor Farguell, Xavier
    Ecologist, Biologist.
  • Moix Bergada, Montserrat
    Computing. Utg Àmbit d'Arquitectura de Barcelona of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC).
  • Navarro Valbuena, David
    Responsable de la Unidad de Planificación Tributaria de la Agència Catalana de l'Aigua
  • Navazo Lafuente, Marius
    He is a geographer and his professional activity has been developed around the planning of the territory and the urban planning, always from the perspective of the mobility and the transport infrastructures. He has worked both from the private sector as well as from the administration of the Generalitat de Catalunya, where he participated in different sectoral plans (Plan for Infrastructures for Transport in Catalonia), territorial plans and mobility plans. As a consultant he has developed different plans and preliminary projects, as well as has advised in the drafting of normative texts.
  • Palacio i Villacampa, Gabriel Àngel
    Gabriel A. Palacio is a Senior Regional Planner and Responsible for the Implementation of Regional Planning at the Department of Territory and Sustainability of the Generalitat (Autonomous Government) of Catalonia. Graduated in Planning and Architecture from Polytechnical University of Catalonia (UPC), he has over 25 years of professional experience on Regional Planning, in which he has held different positions. He specializes in Regional Planning development, implementation and connection to more or less related matters such as Urban Planning, Environmental & Legal Issues, Landscape Policies, Land Stewardship and Rural Development, among others.
  • Perez Lamas, Carlos
    Architect, Master in Management and Urban Assessment by the UPC, Full Professor of the Chair of Assessments, Urban Law and Legal Architecture of the UPC. He has been a Municipal Architect in the field of planning, licensing and urban management. Expert in matters related to regulations in building, urban planning, management and urban valuation. Participates in the teaching of postgraduate courses in different universities and professional colleges. He is the author of numerous books and manuals on legal architecture, valuations and urban management.
  • Pindado, Fernando
    Abogado por la Universitat autònoma de Barcelona. Comisionado de Participación del Ajuntament de Barcelona.
  • Puig i Boix, Josep
    Doctor in industrial engineering, specialising in energy technologies, and the holder of the degree in Environmental Engineering, Ecology and Environmental Management. Director of Ecoservices. Winner of the Poul Lacour Award at European Conference on Wind Energy 2001, and the European Solar Prize 2004 in the Solar Architecture category.
  • Queraltó Ros, Pau
    Geógrafo.
  • 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.
  • Sanz Marco, Lluís
    Industrial, Energy and Information Technology Engineer, Diploma in Management (ESADE), Director of Basic Information at the Municipal Computing Institute. Barcelona City Council.
  • Tejedor Bielsa, Julio
    Professor of Administrative Law, accredited University Professor in 2015. Specialized in urban, real estate and housing law and public sector contracting. Author of 7 monographs, coordinator of 3 collective volumes and author of a hundred works of his specialty. General Director of Housing and Rehabilitation (2003-2005 and 2009-2011) and General Director of Urban Planning of the Government of Aragon (2005-2007). Member of the Administrative Contracting Advisory Board of Aragón. Currently serves as General Secretary of the Presidency of Aragon.
  • Torrents Abad, Josep Maria
    Architect Master's Degree in Urban Environment and Sustainability and Official Master's Degree in Urban Management and Valuation by the UPC. He is Head of the Service of Plans and Programs of the General Sub-Directorate for Environmental Assessment, in the Department of Territory and Sustainability of the Generalitat of Catalonia.
  • Trilla Bellart, Carme
    Economista. Amplia y prestigiosa dedicación en el sector público en diversos cargos, como jefa del Servicio de estudios, responsable de la secretaría, y Directora General de la Dirección General de Vivienda de la Generalitat. Consultora experta en el sector privado, realizando análisis del sector inmobiliario y de la construcción de viviendas, desde las vertientes sociales, económicas y de políticas públicas. Colabora estrechamente con la Universitat de Barcelona (UB) y Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF). También con el Instituto de Tecnología de la Construcción de Cataluña (ITEC) y la Red de consultoría europea Euroconstruct
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Credits:
60 ECTS
(350 teaching hours)

Start date:
Classes start:08/10/2018 Classes end:26/06/2019Programme ends: 15/07/2019
Timetable:
Monday  16:00 to 21:00Tuesday  16:00 to 21:00Wednesday  16:00 to 21:00Thursday  16:00 to 21:00Friday  16:00 to 21:00
Taught at:
ETSAB - Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectura de Barcelona
Av. Diagonal, 649
Barcelona

Registration fee:
6.600 €

Language of instruction:
Spanish

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

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