Class Urban Design II

  • Presentation


    The approach in this curricular unit will have contemporaneity as a framework and will seek both through theory and project practice to bring to the student path an increased sensitivity for the analysis, understanding, and action on the problems that urban space / public space represents.

  • Code


  • Syllabus


    In the practical aspect, an urban section of the city of Lisbon will be selected, which should include an intervention/rehabilitation proposal, with a view to closing the grids and completing the urban form.
    On effective and complex territories, strategies should be developed that synthesize knowledge and intuitions in an applied way.
    In the theoretical aspect, the need to understand the identity of the urban space will be addressed, through the study of its different components and its diverse constituent elements, its importance in the development of cities as complex events, as well as the profound implications of their configuration. Election of analysis methodologies that allow the student to observe, analyze and reflect urban realities and their spaces.

  • Objectives


    The curricular unit of Urban Design II aims to acquire and understand theories, concepts, and principles that give the student the necessary methodological tools when called upon to intervene in the urban/public space.
    It is intended with practical work to be carried out during the semester, that the student put into practice the knowledge acquired.
    Finally, it is intended to make students aware of the implications that urban design has on the shape of the city and the need to ensure integration between scales, sectors, and actors in the elaboration of the same.

  • Teaching methodologies and assessment

    Teaching methodologies and assessment

    The general assessment criteria result from a combination of continuous assessment (10%), which includes attendance, assertiveness, elaboration, and evolution of exercises carried out in class and/or reports on the topics covered in class and/or on study visits; 1 individual work evaluations, divided in 4 parts (90%).
    The evaluation of the final proposal of the work developed must be considered in complementarity with the continuous evaluation throughout the semester and in the previous interim evaluation phases. It is a mandatory condition for validation of the discipline the presence in at least 70% of the classes taught. Exceptions are made for students with student worker status.

  • References


    • BACON, Edmund. Design of Cities. NY: Penguin. 1976.
    • COELHO, Carlos Dias et al, 1. Os Elementos Urbanos - cadernos de Morfologia Urbana/estudos da cidade portuguesa. Forma Urbis Lab/ CIAUD: Argumentum. 2015.
    • COELHO, Carlos Dias et al,  2. O Tempo e a Forma - cadernos de Morfologia Urbana/estudos da cidade portuguesa. Forma Urbis Lab/CIAUD: Argumentum, 2014.
    • CULLEN, Gordon, Paisagem Urbana. Lisboa: Edições 70. 1988, Cota: UR/138-BC

    • PANERAI, Philippe, Análise Urbana. Brasília: Universidade de Brasília, 2006.

    • KOSTOV, Spiro, The City Shaped. Londres: Thames & Hudson, 1991.

  • Office Hours

    Office Hours

    Nome do docente  

    Horário de atendimento


    Ana Paula Rainha

    14:00 ¿ 15:00  (quarta-feira)

    Mediante marcação pévia e atendimento on-line

    Isabel Ildefonso Valverde

    17:00 ¿ 18:00  (segunda-feira)

    Mediante marcação pévia e atendimento on-line




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