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Designing The Region

Postgraduate course. Face-to-face.

Management & Faculty

10th EDITION
UPC School
This postgraduate course is also part of the training track for the master's degree Urban Design.

Academic management

  • Sabaté Bel, Joaquim
    Doctor in Architecture and Economist. Professor of the Department of Urbanism and Regional Planning (UPC). Coordinator of the PhD in Urban Planning and of the Official Research Masters in Urban Planning. Conferences, seminars, master's courses and doctorates in more than fifty universities of Europe, Asia, North and Latin America. Research activity on the tools, methods and theories of urban development project, and the relationship between patrimonial resources and local development. All this has been translated in more than a hundred of books or book chapters, and in projects recognized four times in the National Awards of Planning.

Teaching staff

  • 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.
  • Castell Puig, Carles
    Doctor en Biología, Máster en Gestión Ambiental en el Mundo Rural y Máster en Función Directiva. Fue investigador a la UAB y al CREAF sobre ecosistemas mediterráneos. A la Diputación de Barcelona, ha desarrollado programas de análisis, planificación y seguimiento en espacios naturales. Fue Ninguno de la Oficina de Planificación y actualmente es el Responsable de colaboración externa. Ha publicado libros y artículos científicos y divulgativos y colabora en cursos de posgrado. Presidió EUROPARC-España hasta el 2017. En la actualidad es Coordinador del Programa de Trabajo de esta organización.
  • Cuellar, Álvaro
    Architect and PhD in UPC. He has collaborated with diverse offices of architecture, always in topics related to territorial planning, urban design and urban complex projects. He has participated in work for both public and private agents. He combines the professional activity with the research and teaching, being nowadays teacher and investigator in the school of architecture of the UIC and as a guest teacher in the Master of Urban Design (FPC)
  • 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).
  • Font Arellano, Antonio
    Doctor in Architecture, Professor Emeritus at the UPC. National Planning Award 1983. Works along the lines of analysis and project planning, which has developed in european national and regional research projects, being the author of numerous books and articles in this matter and in urban planning. Professional practice of urban and territorial project, such as technical assistance to the Administrations and Public Organisms. Member of several Scientific Committees and International Academics related to the area of study.
  • Franquesa Sanchez, Jordi
    Architect and PhD in Urban Planning by ETSAB. Professor of the Department of Urbanism and Regional Planning (UPC) since 1996. Master in Urban Design. He has realized courses on Theory of Architecture at the University of Chicago. He has taught at the University of Venice, in Goiânia (Brazil), Mexico City and in the city of Lisbon. Lately he has focused his career on the study of techniques to improve teaching in architecture, as founder of GILDA (Group for Logistics Innovation and Teaching in Architecture), within the RIMA program (Research and Innovation in Learning Methodologies ) of the UPC.
  • Galindo Gonzalez, Julian
    Doctor in Architecture and Professor of the Department of Urbanism and Regional Planning (UPC), where also develops his activity as a researcher. He has taught in several courses and international workshops, such as the Biennial of Spanish Architecture and Urbanism in Santander. He has coordinated, with the Historisch Amsterdam Museum, the exhibition "The construction of the open city. Amsterdam 1934-1995", presented in Spanish and European universities, and was invited by the universities of Palermo and Venice at the seminars that accompanied the exhibition in Italy. His works and articles have been recognized in publications, magazines and on national and international awards.
  • Pareja-Eastaway, Montserrat
    Economista, Doctora en Economía, Profesora titular del departamento de Teoría Económica de la Universitat de Barcelona.
  • Pesoa Marcilla, Melisa
    An architect holding an MSc in Urban Planning from the UPC and a doctoral candidate in urban planning (UPC). A lecturer and researcher at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia in the areas of theory and history of the city and urban morphology. She has participated as a lecturer in the Master's degree on Urban Planning at the UPC and in international workshops. She is responsible for organising the Urban Planning Research Seminar and is a member of the editorial board of the journals QRU (Quaderns de Recerca en Urbanisme) and ID (Identidades).
  • Quirante Vilamajó, Rosa
    Sustainability Service the City of Sabadell
  • Sabaté Bel, Joaquim
    Doctor in Architecture and Economist. Professor of the Department of Urbanism and Regional Planning (UPC). Coordinator of the PhD in Urban Planning and of the Official Research Masters in Urban Planning. Conferences, seminars, master's courses and doctorates in more than fifty universities of Europe, Asia, North and Latin America. Research activity on the tools, methods and theories of urban development project, and the relationship between patrimonial resources and local development. All this has been translated in more than a hundred of books or book chapters, and in projects recognized four times in the National Awards of Planning.
  • Vall Casas, Pere
    Director del Área de Urbanismo y Ordenación del Territorio de la Escuela Técnica Superior d'Arquitectura de la Universidad Internacional de Cataluña
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Credits:
30 ECTS
(195 teaching hours)

Start date:
Classes start:23/09/2019 Classes end:19/12/2019Programme ends: 31/12/2019
Timetable:
Tuesday  15:00 to 20:30Wednesday  15:00 to 20:30Thursday  15:00 to 20:30
Taught at:
ETSAB - Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectura de Barcelona
Av. Diagonal, 649
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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