Urban and Regional Analysis and Planning

The analysis of the fundamental elements of the urban and territorial structure and dynamics is divided into the following modules:

  • Urban processes and their impact on urban planning in the city, performing an analysis of urban growth and development on a global scale, from the industrial revolution to the present, taking into account industrialization, metropolitanization, suburbanization, decentralization of economic activity, megalopolization, etc.
  • New urban and territorial paradigms, such as the understanding of the urban phenomenon at the time of the global extension of urbanization networks, Urban Sprawl v/s compactness of urban growth, the crisis and deterioration of urban centers, the monocentric and polycentric models of growth, the current evolution of the post-fordist city, the economy and the city of knowledge, the environmental, economic and social sustainability of urban structures, immigration and social segregation, the gated communities, between others.
  • Analysis of applied techniques for the understanding of urban processes, such as methods of delimitation of urban and territorial systems, prospective analysis (and consequently dimensioning) of population and work needs, the spatial structure of cities and the metropolitan areas, …, directed to the planning of the use of land, as well as the design of the urban policies.
  • Structure of the territorial and urban planning system, as well as its determinations, with regard to the management of urban planning at different scales. Different instruments and planning techniques from the European framework, reviewing the European Territorial Strategy, as well as Spanish and Catalan. The competences and scope of the different types of regional, urban and sectoral planning (mobility, housing, …), with special attention to the determinations that affect the design of policies and condition its execution and management.
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