Urban and Spatial Planning

Objectives

a). To be familiar with the conceptual support relating Urban planning and spatial development
b). To deepen the knowledge of the legal framework of policy planning (from the EU to the local community scale), in conjunction with the administrative structure of the country
c). To be able to identify and to understand problems in the field of spatial planning and to play a role in the design of solutions in different spatial contexts
d). To be capable of assessing the proposed solutions to the different levels of intervention and the results achieved against the expected results Skills
e). To organize a critical thinking about the evolution of spatial planning public policy and on its current challenges
f). To have knowledge of the theory, the methodologies and the tools of spatial management in a multi-scale logic
g). To understand the role of public and private actors in urban development.

General characterization

Code

722171215

Credits

6.0

Responsible teacher

Margarida Angélica Pires Pereira Esteves

Hours

Weekly - Available soon

Total - 168

Teaching language

Portuguese

Prerequisites

Não tem

Bibliography

Alves, R.A. (2007) Políticas de Planeamento e Ordenamento do Território, Lisboa: FCG
Farinós Dasi, J. (coord.) (2018) Territorios y Estados. Elementos para la Coordenación de las Políticas de Ordenación del Territorio en el Siglo XXI, Valencia: Tirant Humanidades
Ferrão, J.(2011). Ordenamento do Território como Política Pública. Lisboa:FCG.
Haughton, G. et al. (2010) The New Spatial Planning, London Routledge
Gómez Orea, D. (2008) Ordenación Territorial, Madrid: Ediciones Mundi-Prensa/Editorial Agrícola Espanõla, S.A. 2ª Ed..
Pereira, M. (2009) “Desafios contemporâneos do ordenamento do território: para uma governabilidade inteligente do(s) território(s)”, Prospectiva e Planeamento, 16, DPP, Lisboa, 77-102
Portas, N. et al.(2003) Políticas Urbanas – Tendências, Estratégias e Oportunidades, Lisboa: FCG
Portas, N. et al. (2011) Políticas Urbanas II, Lisboa: FCG
UN (2008) Spatial Planning - Key Instrument for Development and Effective Governance, Geneva: Economic Commission for Europe.

Teaching method

Teaching methodologies:
Lectures;
Sessions of debate about \"problems in spatial planning\";
Presentation and discussion of good and bad practices in land use (at different scales);
Presentation and discussion of good and bad practices in spatial planning (at different scales).

Evaluation method

Written test(60%), Essay on a Spatial Planning Case(40%)

Subject matter

1. SPATIAL PLANNING: CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
• Evolution of the concept and emerging agendas
• Culture of the territory as a support to the culture of spatial planning
• The public policy of spatial planning
2. INSTRUMENTS OF THE SPATIAL PLANNING POLICY IN THE EUROPEAN UNION AND IN DIFFERENT MEMBER STATES
• European territorial policies
• National systems of territorial planning: typologies and critical appraisal
• Territorial management system in Portugal: legal framework and practice
3. MULTILEVEL TERRITORIAL GOVERNANCE
• Government to multilevel governance: implications for planning and management
• Actors of the territory. Territorial conflicts
4. PLANNING AS AN INSTRUMENT OF THE MANAGEMENT OF THE TERRITORY
• Planning in the context of uncertainty and scarce resources
• Conceptual and methodological implications
5. TERRITORIAL SPECIFICITIES AND THEIR ORDER
• Metropolitan areas and regions
• Urban areas
• Protected natural spaces
• Island territories

Programs

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