SPECIAL TOPICS IN URBAN PLANNING 8

B: European Cities and EU Policies

8th Semester
Course Code: 
4167
Type: 
Elective Course
Teaching Hours: 
3
Period: 
Εαρινή
Domain: 
Dept. II
Course Format: 
Design - Theory

This module turns its interest to the European city, as an important phenomenon of the European culture and as the main focal point of human activities in the present and in the future, at the same time even as the development space of important problems which occupy humans and demand direct planning actions and interventions on urban space. The module touches, between others, the units that follow: • The importance of cities’ urban cores. Centres as a fundamental social space. • New urban sites. Creative management and cultural heritage protection. • Urban planning for the public space. • Natural environment as an important development element of the urban space. The sustainable development dimension. • Viable movement in the urban space. Political and other actions towards the course of alternative transportation.

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