a. Knowledge and understanding:
The principal aim of the classe is to provide students with the skills that will enable them to understand and manage the complexity of urban and local area. Secondly it will provide a theoretical approach to models of public intervention for contemporary urban development and sustainability and present local and international examples and case studies.
b. Applying knowledge and understanding:
At the end of the classe students will be able to partecipate to different projects concerning evaluations and interventions for urban growth and sustainable organisation and planning.
c. Making judgements:
Environmental problems, urban organisation and planning, spatial and social development in different part of the world.
d. Communication skills:
With the cultural basis provided during the classes students will be able to discuss in different contexts, about topics related to the city, its transformations and problems in order to identify strategies for sustainable development, with particular attention to the complexity of the historical European city.
e. Learning skills:
Ability to analyze and interpret the urban phenomena.
Ability to discuss current territorial and urban issues.
Ability to organize a study project (Open Space Technology Lab).