Course Content (Syllabus)
08ΕΜ15. REGENERATION OF URBAN REGIONS. SUSTAINABLE URBAN DESIGN
This course focuses on questions of urban planning – design; its main axis is the design approach concerning the regeneration and upgrade of deteriorated urban regions, historic city centers, traditional areas integrated to urban centers.
This course objective is the approach of theoretical, technical and methodological problems that arise in the process of urban intervention and the familiarization of the student with the various analysis and planning techniques within the broader sense of urban planning. Emphasis is given to the understanding of the use of programming sizes and how they affect the built environment in the framework of the sustainable development of the area.
This course is divided into two sections: a theory which covers part of delving into the concepts of urban planning, urban design and urban analysis. The second section of the course includes a comprehensive design proposal on issues of upgrading, rehabilitation and sustainable development of urban space, as well as traffic organization. Particular emphasis is given on conservation opportunities of the traditional character and of the special features of traditional areas-social, historical, ecological and morphological-and more specifically of the settlement that will be and the implementation area of the project within a framework of sustainable development.