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Academic Year/course: 2017/18

519 - Master's in Architecture

69201 - Urbanization Projects

Syllabus Information

Academic Year:
69201 - Urbanization Projects
Faculty / School:
110 - Escuela de Ingeniería y Arquitectura
519 - Master's in Architecture
First semester
Subject Type:

5.1. Methodological overview

The methodology followed in this course is oriented towards achievement of the learning objectives. It favors the acquisition of analytical, quantitative, and interpretive skills necessary for successful leadership in the field of urbanization.

5.2. Learning tasks

The course includes the following learning tasks:

  • Lectures. 2 weekly hours. 
  • Practice sessions. 2 weekly hours. All sessions will focus on the technical solution of an urbanization. 
  • Assignments. Throughout the course there will be several assignments, which will be announced in advance through the virtual platform Moodle and email, indicating the work to be included.
  • Urbanization Project applied to degraded areas. Starting from a re-development, it addresses all the necessary elements for its correct urbanization. The submitted assignments allow a continuous assessment of the student's progress and the correction of any learning problems. There will be a final brief oral presentation tp the rest of the classmates.


5.3. Syllabus

The course will address the following topics:

  1. Understand the technical aspects involved in the construction of the public realm
  2. Apply knowledge of design, analysis, as well as analyze and interpret data.
  3. Identify, formulate, and solve technical problems, considering their real and economic implications.
  4. Design and conduct the production of an official project, including the preparation of diverse and complete technical documentation.
  5. Be familiar with the role of the professional architect in charge of the construction.
  6. Coordinate the implementation of all provisions directed towards the completion of an urbanization, whether they are inner facilities or external infrastructures.
  7. Functions on multidisciplinary teams.
  8. Apply the techniques, skills, and modern techical tools necessary for architectural practice.
  9. Understand professional and ethical responsibility and the impact of the activity in a global and societal context.
  10. Understand and apply reasonably the environmental issues, the concept of durability and the costs of keeping up the built design.
  11. Edit professional documents in the project phase.
  12. Recognize the need for and engage in life-long learning.
  13. Gain knowledge of contemporary related issues.
  14. Obtain the broad education necessary to develop a knowledge-driven attitude, and a holistic approach.

5.4. Course planning and calendar

Further information concerning the timetable, classroom, office hours, assessment dates and other details regarding this course, will be provided on the first day of class or please refer to the EINA website.

5.5. Bibliography and recommended resources

The student could find additional information and resources in the library:

Enlace al libro en el catálogo BB Accesibilidad en los espacios públicos urbanizados [Madrid] : Ministerio de Vivienda, Centro de Publicaciones, D.L. 2010
Enlace al libro en el catálogo BB Manchón, L. Felipe. Recomendaciones para el proyecto y diseño del viario urbano / L. Felipe Manchón, Juan A. Santamera ; [Fernando Llorente Sagaseta, dibujos y gráficos] . - 2ª ed. rev. [Madrid] : Centro de Publicaciones, Ministerio de Fomento, 2000
Enlace al libro en el catálogo BB Martínez Sareandeses, José. Guía de diseño urbano / José Martínez Sarandeses, María Agustina Herrero Molina, María Medina Muro [Madrid] : Centro de Publicaciones, Ministerio de Fomento, 2003
Enlace al libro en el catálogo BB Urban street design guide / National Association of City Transportation Officials Washington : Island Press, cop. 2013 
 @libro - Disponible también en formato electrónico
No en el Catálogo Roble BB Zimmermann, A. Construir el paisaje. Materiales, técnicas y componentes estructurales / Zimmermann, A. Birkhauser,2011
No en el Catálogo Roble BC Alabern i Valentí, Eduard. Infraestructuras territoriales y urbanas: (ejecución, inspección y control de las obras) / Alabern i Valentí, E., & Guilemany i Casadamon, C. Barcelona: Tadec, 2014
No en el Catálogo Roble BC Dupuy, Gaston. El urbanismo de las redes [L'urbanisme des réseaux] / Dupuy, G. . - 1ª en español Vilassar de Mar Barcelona: Oikos-Tau, 1998
Enlace al libro en el catálogo BC Guía para la redacción de proyectos de urbanización [Madrid] : Consejo Superior de los Colegios de Arquitectos de España, D.L. 2007
Enlace al libro en el catálogo BC Herce Vallejo, Manuel. El soporte infraestructural de la ciudad / Manuel Herce Vallejo, Joan Miró Farrerons . - 2ª ed. Barcelona : Edicions UPC, 2006
Enlace al libro en el catálogo BC Hernández Muñoz, Aurelio. Manual de saneamiento Uralita : sistemas de calidad en saneamientos de aguas / Aurelio Hernández Muñoz, Aurelio Hernández Lehmann . - 2ª ed. Madrid : Uralita Thomson/Paraninfo, cop. 2004
No en el Catálogo Roble BC Porto Rey, Enrique. Manual sobre las figuras: Proyecto de urbanización y proyecto de obras ordinarias / Porto Rey, E. Madrid: Munillalería, 2000
Enlace al libro en el catálogo BC Suárez López, Joaquín. Manual de conducciones URALITA : sistemas de conducciones en insfraestructuras, riego y edificación / Joaquín Suárez López, Fernando Martínez Abella, Jerónimo Puertas Agudo Madrid : Thomson : Paraninfo, 2004