Course Content (Syllabus)
08ΕΜ15. URBAN REGENERATION AND SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY
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.
The objective of the course is the interdisiplinary 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 integrated urban and transport planning. Emphasis is given to the understanding of the use of programming standards and how they affect the built environment in the framework of the sustainable development of the area.
This course is divided into two sections: the theoretical one focuses on delving into the concepts of urban analysis and sustainable urban and transport planning and design. The second section of the course includes a comprehensive design proposal on issues of upgrading, rehabilitation and regeneration of urban space, as well as of promoting sustainable mobility and car use reduction. In the framework of sustainable urban development, particular emphasis is given on conservation of the historical, social, ecological, morphological and traditional features of urban areas.