Urban planning approaches are the result of the evolution of an institutional cultures and disciplinary knowledge that together contribute to determining the styles and contents of the urban transformations. Nowadays, new using demands and settlement dynamics are emerging. The course presents approaches (traditional or innovative) and issues related to the urban planning. The training objective is the construction of a framework for recognizing the forms and approaches of urban planning.
Expected learning outcomes
It is expected that students will gain awareness of the urban design project in relation to emerging issues about the contemporary city. In particular the students will learn:
- to conceptualize and interpret the urban dynamics and to understand its links with the urban project forms; - to understand, interpret and declare the new social questions of the urban transformations; - competence to interact with people involved in urban and territorial transformation processes (decision makers, public administrators, private operators, citizens, etc.).