Class Urban Design I

  • Presentation


    Understanding and analyzing data from other disciplines as a fundamental part of city and landscape study;

    Recognition of urban intervention as a complex and interdisciplinary process;

    Understanding of urban design as interpretation of the city and landscape where architecture is formed and developed.

  • Code


  • Syllabus


    1. Elements of Urban Analysis:

    1.1. Growth and transformation phenomena: modes of growth; scale of phenomena; juxtaposition and conflicts; regulatory elements; notions of limit; structure changes; densifications;

    2. Strokes and installments:

    2.1. Traditional geography and functionalist approach;

    2.2. Territorialized approach to urban space;

    2.3. Center and outskirts, city and surroundings;

    3. Typologies:

    3.1. Classification problems;

    3.2. Analytical typology and generative typology;

    3.3. Of the type consecrated to the standard plant;

    4. Building typology / urban morphology:

    4.1. The Italian School and Methodological typological analysis.

    5. Urban landscape and picturesque analysis:

    5.1. Sequential analysis. Lynch and Cullen.

    6. The practice of urban space:

    6.1. Social practice and space practice;

    7. Urban Structures:

    7.1. The built space;

    7.3. Urban structures.

    8. Urban Architecture, Aldo Rossi, Leon Krier and the New Urbanism Charter


  • Objectives


    Urban and territorial analysis methods.

    Training in the field of historical-urban-architectural analysis at the level of urban morphology and building typology.

    Provide operative instruments for urban and territorial analysis, towards the practice of architectural and urban design, both in terms of urban and building scales.

  • Teaching methodologies and assessment

    Teaching methodologies and assessment

    1. Establishment of an object/territory of analysis.
    2. Critical application of the analytical model.
    3.  Production of the work in group by the students.
    4. Summary, discussion and debate.
    5. Development based on previously identified and debated urban facts.
    6. Presentation and discussion.
    7. Evaluation: group work - 80%;P
    8. Participation, attendance and interest - 20%.
  • References


    • BENEVOLO, Leonardo - A Cidade na História da Europa . Editorial Presença, Lisboa, 2006.
    • BENEVOLO, Leonardo - As Origens da Urbanística Moderna . Coleção Dimensões, Lisboa, 1987.
    • Carta de Atenas 2003.
    • CULLEN, Gordon - Paisagem Urbana. Edições 70, Lisboa, 1990.
    • DELLE DONNE, Marcella - Teorias sobre a Cidade. Edições 70, Lisboa, 1990.
    • GOITIA, Fernando Chueca - Breve História do Urbanismo. Editorial Presença, Lisboa, 1992.
    • KEVIN Lynch - A Imagem da Cidade. Edições 70, Lisboa, 1988.
    • KEVIN Lynch - A Boa Forma da Cidade. Edições 70, Lisboa, 1999.
    • KRIER, Leon - Arquitetura, escolha ou fatalidade. Estar, Lisboa, 1999.
    • MUNFORD, Lewis - A Cidade na História. S. Paulo, 2004.
    • PANERAI, Philipe - Éléments dAnalyse Urbaine. Archives dArchitecture Moderne.
    • POZO, Alfonso - Análisis Urbano. Textos , IUCC, Universidad de Sevilla, 1997.
    • ROSSI, Aldo - Arquitetura Urbana, uma utopia realista. Lisboa,
    • ROSSI, Aldo - A Arquitetura da Cidade. Edições Cosmos, Lisboa, 2001.


  • Office Hours

    Office Hours

    Nome do docente  

    Horário de atendimento


    Ana Paula Rainha

    14h00 às 15h00 [4.ª Feira]

    Por prévia marcação e on-line

    Isabel Ildefonso Valverde

    17h00 às 18h00 [5.ª Feira]

    Por prévia marcação e on-line




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