Course Information
SchoolSchool of Spatial Planning and Development
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID20002350

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Mīchanikṓn CΗōrotaxías kai Anáptyxīs (2020-sīmera)

Registered students: 13
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses954

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
• Introduce students to an integrated approach to spatial planning theories, based on the different planning schools developed over the past 50 years. • Familiarize students with the characteristics of the various spatial planning systems in relation to the prevailing socio-economic context and theoretical interpretations. • Deepen students’ knowledge on the evolution and current characteristics of the Greek spatial planning system as applied at varying spatial levels (urban, regional and national).
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work in an international context
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. The concept, the objectives and the content of spatial planning: theoretical and empirical approaches. 2. The evolution of spatial planning and determining factors 3. The typology of spatial planning systems in Europe 4. Spatial planning systems in Europe and their specification at varying spatial scales (city, region, country, supra national territorial areas) 5. The regulatory and the strategic character of spatial planning 6. Spatial planning and territorial governance 7. The evolution and current characteristics of the Greek spatial planning system: spatial scales, policies, institutions, and contemporary spatial development challenges.
spatial planning systems, strategic spatial planning, regulatory spatial planning
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment42
Written assigments24
Student Assessment
1. Written exams (80%) 2. Writing and presentation of a brief essay (20%)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Ανδρικοπούλου Ε., Γιαννακού Α., Καυκαλάς Γ., Πιτσιάβα-Λατινοπούλου Μ. 2014. Πόλη και Πολεοδομικές Πρακτικές για τη Βιώσιμη Αστική Ανάπτυξη, 2η αναθεωρημένη έκδοση, Κριτική, Αθήνα. 2. Βασενχόβεν Λ., Σαπουντζάκη Κ., Γιαννίρης Ι., Ασπρογέρακας Ε., Παγώνης Θ. (2010), Χωρικής Διακυβέρνηση, Θεωρία, Ευρωπαϊκή εμεπειρία και η περίπτωση της Ελλάδας, Κριτική, Αθήνα. 3. Γιαννακούρου Γ. (2010) Χωροταξική – Πολεοδομική νομοθεσία , Νομική Βιβλιοθήκη ΑΕΒΕ, Αθήνα 4. Κυβέλου Σ. (2009) Από τη χωροταξία στη χωροδιαχείριση, Κριτική, Αθήνα 1. Andrikopoulou Ε., Yiannakou Α., Kafkalas G., Pitsiava-Latinopoulou Μ. (2014) City and Planning Practices for Sustainable Development, Kritiki, Athens (in Greek). 2. Wassenhoven L., Sapoutzaki K. Gianniris I. Asprogerakas V. & A. Pagonis (2010) Territorial Governance: Theory, European Experience and the case of Greece, Kritiki, Athens (in Greek). 3. Giannakourou G. (2010) Spatial Planning Legislation, Law Library, Athens (in Greek). 4. Kyvelou S. (2009) From spatial planning to spatial management, Kritiki, Athens (in Greek).
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