Cursos / 1º Ciclo / Faculty of Architecture and Arts :: Architecture ( Integrated Master)

Versao Portuguesa

URBANISMO - 2018/2019

4º curricular year
Semestralidade: 1st semester
ECTS: 2

Teachers

Leading Teacher: Prof. Doutor Sérgio Amorim
Assistant Professor: Prof. Doutor Sérgio Amorim

Class type and School hours

Teórico-prática : 2 Horas

Main Aims/Objectives

Provide the student theoretical knowledge underlying the origin and formation of cities, seeking their understanding of evolution to its current study, by focusing on understanding of urbanism as presently understood, disciplinary science that studies the city, its transformation and its urban design .

Specific Aims/Objectives

Guide the student to understand the processes of action in cities, understanding the functioning of the city, the scale and form. It is also intended that the student knows the resources to intervene in the metropolis through the urban elements, the attitude of the organization, research and continuous updating in interpretation of these elements.

Skills to be acquired

The student should understand urbanism in historical, social, architectural and formal. It should also distinguish the mesh designs, relevant technical training and theoretical affiliation. Should acquire skills to enable it to know integrate the existing urban context and multidisciplinary.

Teaching Procedures

The theoretical-practical classes follow a communication strategy that provokes the learning, the discussion, the criticism and the elaboration of schematic syntheses, starting from the presentation of examples (texts, image, cartography and diagrammatic schemes).

Programme

0. THE CITY: THE FORM (EMPTY VS. FULL AND PUBLIC PRIVATE VS.) AND ITS URBAN ELEMENTS (TISSUE, TRACE, MESH, SQUARE, STREET, QUARTER, PARCEL, SINGLE BUILDINGS AND COMMON BUILDINGS)

1. THE URBAN FORM FROM THEIR ORIGIN TO THE NINETEENTH CENTURY:
1.1. THE FIRST CITIES;
1.2. THE GREEK CITY;
1.3. THE ROMAN CITY;
1.4. THE MEDIEVAL CITY;
1.5. THE CITY AND THE RENAISSANCE;
1.6. THE CITY AND THE BAROQUE;
1.7. DESIGN AND URBAN FORMS IN THE XIX CENTURY 1;
1.8. DESIGN AND URBAN FORMS IN THE 19TH CENTURY 2;

2. THE MODERN CITY:
2.1. HISTORICAL CONTEXT;
2.2. THE URBANISTIC EXPERIENCES AMONG THE TWO GREAT WARS;
2.3. THE URBANISTIC EXPERIENCES AFTER THE 2ND GREAT WAR UP TO THE 70s.

3. THE CITY IN THE "POST-MODERN":
3.1. THE CRITICAL TO THE MODERN CITY (PROJECTS AND LITERATURE);
3.2. THE (RE)VALORIZATION OF HISTORICAL CENTERS (BOLONHA PLAN);
3.3. THE "NEW URBANISM": ZAC Guilleminot-Vercingectorix (France); IBA (Berlin).

4. ON THE IMPORTANCE OF URBAN DRAWING IN ACTUALITY:
4.1. RECRIATION / COMBINATION OF URBAN FORMS
4.1. THE PUBLIC SPACE AND "THE LIFE BETWEEN BUILDINGS"

Evaluation Type

The evaluation will be as settled in the Regulamento Geral de Avaliação of the University. It will be used the ongoing, periodical and individual evaluation (assiduity, punctuality, participation and two written tests).

Teaching Resources

For the presentation / discussion of the programmatic contents, it will be used: available informatics means, namely the use of PowerPoint program me, multiple bibliography, cartography, photography and texts for reflection. Throughout the classes, all bibliographic sources will be indicated.

Keywords

City
Urbanism
Urban design
Urban forms
Urban evolution

Main Bibliography

Author AA.VV.
Title Os Elementos Urbanos
Edition 1ª edição
Place Lisboa
Editor Argumentum
Year 2013
Author Carvalho, Jorge
Title Formas Urbanas
Edition 1ª edição
Place Coimbra
Editor Minerva
Year 2003
Author Lamas, José M. Ressano Garcia
Title Morfologia Urbana e Desenho da Cidade
Edition 1ª edição
Place Lisboa
Editor Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
Year 1993

Complementary Bibliography

Author MORRIS,A.E.J.
Title Historia de la Forma urbana
Edition 4ª edição
Place Barcelona
Editor Gustavo Gili
Year 1992
Author AA.VV.
Title O Tempo e a Forma
Edition 1ª edição
Place Lisboa
Editor Argumentum
Year 2014