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Macroeconomics and Microeconomics
The module introduces the key concepts in macro and microeconomics and develops knowledge about the economic systems, the international context of the economy, economic management, the decision making process, the use of resources, the characteristics of the market, the business environment and the role of the state.
Urban Development Financing
Students learn principles and specific financial instruments regarding the urban development, the components and the role of the market for urban development. Knowledge is obtained on the identification of problems while seeking effective solutions as well as on the choice and economic assessment, property issues and entrepreneurship.
Comprehensive Town Development Plan - Project
The project aims at examination of all stages of the Comprehensive plan making and thus to link the theoretical knowledge with the professional practice. Through a series of consultations with different professionals it creates skills for team working and attitudes towards the competences of the other professional participants in the process of planning.
Contemporary Europe
The module gets the students acquainted with the economic and social challenges posed before the citizens of the EU member states. Knowledge is obtained of the geographic and cultural elements, shaping the image of present day Europe. Abilities to analyze the policies of the EU and their implication on urban development. Attitude towards cultural identities is formed.
Contemporary Planning Practice
The module aims to get the students acquainted with up-to-date processes and trends in contemporary urban planning practice. It is a forum for prominent planning professionals from Bulgaria and abroad, working in various spheres of urban planning practice. The expected result is connected to the students’ obtaining knowledge of new processes in the sphere of of spatial planning and development, skills for rapid professional orientation in the variety of urban problems, shaping of attitude ...
Contemporary Planning Practice
The module aims to get the students acquainted with up-to-date processes and trends in contemporary urban planning practice. It is a forum for prominent planning professionals from Bulgaria and abroad, working in various spheres of urban planning practice. The expected result is connected to the students’ obtaining knowledge of new processes in the sphere of of spatial planning and development, skills for rapid professional orientation in the variety of urban problems, shaping of attitude ...
Cultural Anthropology
This subject reveals the problems of the town in a wider context - as a complex field and spatial manifestation of different interrelated cultural processes; it indicates alternatives for another viewpoint on the city and another ways for influencing its development. Wider knowledge is obtained on the town, on the interrelations between cultural processes and urban development. Skills are acquired for a specific approach to the socio-cultural value of urban and rural development.
Cultural Anthropology
This subject reveals the problems of the town in a wider context - as a complex field and spatial manifestation of different interrelated cultural processes; it indicates alternatives for another viewpoint on the city and another ways for influencing its development. Wider knowledge is obtained on the town, on the interrelations between cultural processes and urban development. Skills are acquired for a specific approach to the socio-cultural value of urban and rural development.
Cultural Heritage
This subject acquaints students with the historical and cultural values of the architectural and archaeological heritage in the urban environment. Skills are acquired with respect to methods and techniques for conservation, adaptation and changing of functions of architectural monuments. Knowledge is obtained on the types of the historical and cultural monuments, and a sense of cultural and historical memory of urban spaces is developed.
Diploma Thesis: Diploma Research Diploma Project
Design Examination
The Diploma Project presumes an independent work for analysis of specific urban problems and development of concepts for their solution. Depending on the interests and preferences of students, the accent may be put on: (a) practical/applied aspects – study of the spatial development of concrete Bulgarian town and development of a concept for solution of specified urban problems; (b) theoretical/applied aspects – study of a current urban problem and justification of the specific purposes, ...
Diploma Thesis: Diploma Research Diploma Project
Design Examination
The Diploma Project aims to demonstrate how the knowledge and skills acquired are used for conceptual rationalization of current urban problems, development of methodological approaches for their solution, and their application in a specific social and spatial context. The Project should be developed at two levels: (a) conceptual level – definition and rationalization of an urban problem; justification of ways for its solution; development of methodological approach for urban intervention; ...
Environmental Policy and Sustainability
The module aims at developing understanding of and a critical approach to the concept of sustainable development, as well as assessment of existing social, cultural and economic framework in which these ideas develop. Learning outcomes: Knowledge of the basic principles of sustainable development and environmentalism and their relationship with planning theory and practice. Skills of formulation and appraisal of environmental policy and its application to specific development locations and ...
Environmental Policy and Sustainability II
The module widens the knowledge of environmental protection problems and integrates them into the process of urban planning. Knowledge is obtained about the principles of sustainable urban development and skills to build up and assess municipal strategies and sustainable urban policies. Attitude is shaped towards the opportunities to implement these approaches in urban planning and governance.
Environmental Protection Policy and Sustainable Development
The aim of the course is to present the dynamic development of the environmental problems and the sustainable development of the modern world as well as their impact on the theory and practice of spatial planning. The EU policy on environmental protection and sustainable development and its application under the Bulgarian conditions is analysed. The expected results of the training include obtaining of knowledge on the principles set at the root of the sustainable development idea, acquiring ...
EU Urban Policy and Programmes
The module introduces the EU policies and programmes for sustainable urban development and the available funds for financial support. It creates skills for projects proposals preparation for assimilation of funds and the guidelines and rules for its management and implementation.
Globalization and Urban Development
The module introduces the key globalisation theories and its impact on the urban development. It examines the changes in the global and worlds cities and their role in the contemporary urban hierarchy.
History of Planning
The course and the seminars acquaint students with the history of towns from the ancient times to present as well as with the development of the theoretical and scientific visions and the formation of urbanism as a scientific field. Abilities for independent thematical discussion and analysis are being built up as well as initial skills for graphic representation of professional information. Students gain knowledge on the historical context of urban planning, and aspiration for professional ...
Housing - Project
The subject summarises the knowledge on the organizational, administrative, financial and legal aspects in the process of residential areas planning, masters the skills for practical solution of their problems. Knowledge is gained on the stages and elements of the process of studying, planning and design of residential areas. An approach is developed towards the different types and standards of dwelling.
Housing Policy
The subject presents the experience of the European countries in the field of housing policy. Knowledge is obtained on the connections between the housing policy and the processes of planning. Skills are acquired for the development of programmes and their implementation, and an approach is developed towards the equal treatment in lodging provision.
Housing Policy
The module presents a range of housing policy initiatives, implemented in European countries. Knowledge is obtained of the interrelation between housing policy and planning system, as well as skills in policy development and its practical implementation. Attitude and awareness are formed towards equity in housing provision.
Industrial Areas
On the base of the contents of the lectures and seminars the students will be able to get decisions concerning the following designing tasks: 1. To give an idea about total amount of necessary land for development of different types of industrial areas; 2. To create urban scheme for spatial organization with the area using suitable subzoning; 3. To give an idea of sizes of the plots for different enterprises within the area.
Integrated Coastal Cones Development
The module introduces the key concepts in theory and practice of the Integrated Coastal Zones management. It develops skills for coordination of different policies and creates attitudes towards the natural and cultural values. Through study of the best international and European practice examples it summaries conclusions for the future development and protection of the Bulgarian coastal zones.
Introduction to Planning
The module aims at introducing planning theory and practice and to enthuse students to become active learners in planning. Learning outcomes: Knowledge of the origin and scope of planning and the scope of town and regional planning Skills of observation, communication and data analysis from meetings, discussions, texts, plans and site visits Awareness of different attitudes and values about social, economic and aesthetic context of planning.
Landscape Architecture
This subject acquaints students with the influence of the diverse human activity on the components of landscape and the application of the basic principles of preservation and complex planning of landscape components. Skills are acquired for understanding the relief and using all components of landscape architecture in shaping the composition. Knowledge is obtained on the field of landscape, its components and their participation in developing the open spaces.
Landscape Architecture
The course considers the concept of landscape architecture and its basic components as well as the principles of design of urban and rural spaces. The following topics are concerned: lighting, colouring of environment and its human impact. The lectures are associated with seminars where urban design tasks are being elaborated. After finishing the course students will have the necessary knowledge and skills for designing joint urban and rural spaces depending on their type, purpose functions and ...
Landscape Planning
This subject is taught in the 9th semester to seniors in Urban Planning dept. for 2 hours per week. It is aimed at complementing the students' knowledge on landscape, its components, structure and classifications. The main principles of planning of natural and anthropogenic landscapes, of elimination of infringements of environmental regulations, and protection of the aesthetic harmony and ecological balance are considered. The most important provisions of the current national environmental ...
Landscape Planning Project
The project is developed in two parts – theoretical and practical, through independent investigations, seminars and project work. The investigation aims at determining the influence of human activity on the components of landscape and at supporting decision-making in relation to the planning of the territory. The second part of the assignment starts together with the theoretical investigation by studying the assignment itself and the specific situation. The design incorporates two phases – ...
Learning and Communication skills
The module aims at developing study and communication skills, important for the planning profession. Learning outcomes: Knowledge of study aids and analysis techniques for written, visual, graphic and numeric data. Skills in successful learning and practical application of knowledge. Skills in written, oral and graphic presentation and in word processing. Attitudes required for academic and professional work, both individually and in team in particular rigor, commitment, self-organization, ...
Management in Urban Planning and Architecture
Urban settlements as systems, subject to management. Management of urban systems. Basic management functions and management decisions. Technology of management decision-making. Legislative and normative framework of the architectural and town-planning activity.
Management Theory
This subject presents management theories and the development of managerial skills needed in the practice of urbanists. Skills for theoretical knowledge application are acquired, and an attitude towards the various types of organizational behaviour and culture is developed. Knowledge is gained on the basic elements of the management theory - planning, organizing, leadership, control.
Park and Landscape Architecture
The lecture course is developed in three parts: 1. History of parks and gardens is studied in the light of the cultural history of mankind from antiquity to the 20th century. Changes in landscape and the influence of philosophy, religion, town planning and art on the attitude to nature and on park art are traced back. 2. Basic principles of composition in the park architecture and participation of the different elements – relief, water, vegetation, structural elements, lane network, ...
Park and Landscape Architecture - Project
A project is developed – urban and ex-urban parks, specialized parks, inter-area spaces and recreation zones. During seminars and discussions different problems, related to the park composition, the structuring and zoning of the park territory, the inclusion of the main landscape elements (relief, water, vegetation), the volume and spatial development of the park, the selection and composition of vegetation are covered. The project is developed using a technique chosen by the student – ...
Planning - Pre - Diploma Project I
The project develops ability for application of the theoretical knowledge into different practical levels covering natural-urban areas as well as the towns in them in structural/functional aspects. This project is a prerequisite for the next (second) pre-diploma project.
Planning - Pre - Diploma Project II
This project is developed as a continuation of the 1st pre-diploma project. New design levels are covered – the functional/spatial composition of the town and a morphological urban/architectural composition.
Planning Administration
The subject presents the hierarchy in the administration, its obligations and rights. Students are acquainted with the type of institutions in urban administration, their structure, governance and financing. Skills are acquired for communication with the representatives of administration and society, and an attitude is developed towards the organisational and supervising functions of administration.
Planning Law
The module gives profound knowledge of contemporary planning law and legislative norms. Knowledge is given of urban and regional planning legislation Abilities are obtained to use and apply contemporary legislation in the field of regional and urban planning as well as attitude towards land and property.
Planning Methodology
The module develops the students’ creative abilities to choose eligible methodological means in working out urban development plans. Knowledge is obtained of different methods, applicable in urban planning and research. Attitude is shaped towards using holistic approaches in the process of planning.
Planning Policy
The module gets the students acquainted with the process of shaping and carrying out urban development policies. Abilities of analyzing, assessment, decision making and governance at the time of social transformation are formed. Attitude is shaped towards occurring conflicts among the participants at the different levels of government.
Practicing the Architectural Profession
The course provides information for the work of architects in the fields of investment design, construction, real estate business, municipal management, regional planning, science and education. Students are acquainted with the scope of possible positions and careers eligible for the young architect. They learn also about the construction's investment process stages and the role of the architect in them, juridical aspects of the career, project management, company organization and management, ...
Pre-Diploma Field Training
The practical training includes visits to regional and local authority administration offices, as well as studying the planning practice of planning firms and agencies. The planning practice has its aim at raising the students’ practical skills on the basis of their knowledge obtained over previous semesters. and also to give the students an opportunity to collect information and study materials concerning their future tasks while developing their communicative skills and team work abilities.
Professional Ethics
Students obtain in-depth knowledge on the ethical values in the profession. They learn about the ethical norms in the modern society and acquire skills for identification of the ethical aspects of the problems and relations in urban practice. Students learn how to keep good interpersonal and professional contacts with the participants in the planning process.
Professional Ethics
Students obtain in-depth knowledge on the ethical values in the profession. They learn about the ethical norms in the modern society and acquire skills for identification of the ethical aspects of the problems and relations in urban practice. Students learn how to keep good interpersonal and professional contacts with the participants in the planning process.
Programme - Specific Practical Training - I
The planning practice includes visits to regional and local authority administration offices, as well as studying the planning practice of planning firms and agencies. The planning practice has its aim at raising the students’ practical skills on the basis of their knowledge obtained over previous semesters. and also to give the students an opportunity to collect information and study materials concerning their future tasks while developing their communicative skills and team work abilities.
Programme - Specific Practical Training - I
The planning practice includes visits to regional and local authority administration offices, as well as studying the planning practice of planning firms and agencies. The planning practice has its aim at raising the students’ practical skills on the basis of their knowledge obtained over previous semesters. and also to give the students an opportunity to collect information that shall facilitate the work over tehir diploma thesis.
Programme - Specific Practical Training - II
The planning practice includes visits to regional and local authority administration offices, as well as studying the planning practice of planning firms and agencies. The planning practice has its aim at raising the students’ practical skills on the basis of their knowledge obtained over previous semesters. and also to give the students an opportunity to collect information and study materials concerning their future tasks while developing their communicative skills and team work abilities.
Project Management
Students learn the fundamentals of project management. Knowledge and skills are acquired on the system approach in all phases of a project's life cycle. An approach to the specific features of project management is developed as well as to the communication with experts responsible for the human resources in an organization.
Project Management - II
The project aims at introduces the concept of integrated project management, the stakeholder in the process and the organization of the work. It further develops knowledge and skills for effective management of the natural, social, human, informational, financial and time resources in the planning process.
Real Estate Management
The module develops the students’ management skills so that they can be applied to individual properties and property problems. Knowledge is obtained of organisational functions, strategies and the role of real estate in achieving organisational objectives. Skills are achieved of development process, development evaluation and finance. Attitude is shaped towards property financial returns and operational performance.
Regional and Urban Planning and Architecture Ecology
Ecology, protection and reproduction of the environment. Natural ecological factors and phenomena. Anthropogeneous ecological factors and prerequisites. Basic ecological problems. Ecological requirements. Legislative and management conditions in environmental protection.
Regional Development - Project
This course develops skills for integrated management of certain territory. Skills are acquired for application of strategic planning methods to real tasks. An approach to regional resources, real social values, and the urban potential is developed.
Regional Planning
The course discusses the problems of the methodology and methods of urban analysis and synthesis in four parts: 1. Natural and anthropogeneous aspects – time, space, architecture and society are discussed as specific urbanistic categories. 2. Normative and functional aspects - ideology, ecology, sociology and politics are discussed as specific urbanistic disciplines. 3. Intellectual and research aspects – the development and interaction between urbanistic theories, concepts, methodologies ...
Regional Planning
The course discusses the problems of the methodology and methods of urban analysis and synthesis in four parts: 1. Natural and anthropogeneous aspects – time, space, architecture and society are discussed as specific urbanistic categories. 2. Normative and functional aspects - ideology, ecology, sociology and politics are discussed as specific urbanistic disciplines. 3. Intellectual and research aspects – the development and interaction between urbanistic theories, concepts, methodologies ...
Regional Planning - Special Course
The course discusses the problems of the methodology and methods of urban analysis and synthesis in four parts: 1. Natural and anthropogeneous aspects – time, space, architecture and society are discussed as specific urbanistic categories. 2. Normative and functional aspects - ideology, ecology, sociology and politics are discussed as specific urbanistic disciplines. 3. Intellectual and research aspects – the development and interaction between urbanistic theories, concepts, methodologies ...
Research Methods
Students are acquainted with the basic methods applicable to data acquisition, preparation, structuring and presentation of information, diploma thesis and scientific research in the urban practice. Skills are acquired for structuring of ideas and using quantitative and qualitative methods for scientific analysis and gathering knowledge related to objectives and approaches for application of scientific research. A sense of scientific research is cultivated as an inseparable part of the planning ...
Rural Planning
The module presents contemporary tendencies in preserving local traditions and providing equal opportunities to rural inhabitants through regional policies transformation. Skills are developed to analyze the development policies in rural regions. Attitude is shaped towards the transformation of agricultural land use and its environmental impact.
Rural Planning -Project
The module synthesizes knowledge in the fields of economics, politics, planning methods and techniques, that have been accumulated over the first year and develops the skills to implement them in a small size project area. Skills are acquired to pose regional concepts in relation with socio-spatial communication. Attitude is formed towards contemporary planning tendencies in non-urbanized areas.
Small Settlement - Project
The project work aims at synthesizing the knowledge and skills from different modules throughout the first year by transforming them into a strategy for small settlement development and a draft plan. Learning outcomes: Knowledge of the pattern of social, economic, physical, natural, geographic and environmental change of a small settlements and its impact on policy development. Skills in identifying major problems and interpreting key trends in the process of forming policies and developing ...
Social Infrastructure
The module teaches the basics of the economic definition of “social infrastructure”, as well as its role and place as an element of territorial systems in urban areas, and organization of functions of different subsystems, that are part of social infrastructure. Knowledge is obtained of the typology of public buildings and complexes’ and of their spatial localization in urban, suburban and non-urban areas. Attitude is shaped towards the real image of the city and its structure.
Social Infrastructure
The module teaches the basics of the economic definition of “social infrastructure”, as well as its role and place as an element of territorial systems in urban areas, and organization of functions of different subsystems, that are part of social infrastructure. Knowledge is obtained of the typology of public buildings and complexes’ and of their spatial localization in urban, suburban and non-urban areas. Attitude is shaped towards the real image of the city and its structure.
Social Policy
The subject provides knowledge on the leading trends and forces in the processes of global social changes and their reflection on urban development. Students are acquainted with the social processes as urban factors and develop an attitude towards the socio-cultural variety. Skills are acquired for the application of methods and techniques in the study of social change's processes.
Sociology of Architecture
The lecture course is structured in three parts: 1. Historical and theoretical aspects – tracing back the development of sociology as a science about society and its sociological structure. 2. Theoretical and methodological aspects – presents urban sociology as natural relationships between the elements of the main spheres of human activity: occupation, services, labour, recreation and communication. 3. Methodological and practical aspects – discusses the application of ESI (empirical ...
Spatial Planning Systems in Europe
This module is aimed to present an overview and to provide a comparative analysis of the planning systems in different European countries, their specific national context, while summarizing the knowledge gained in the previous modules. The anticipated training results include gaining knowledge on the development trends in the spatial planning in Europe, acquiring skills for making comparative analysis of different urban planning policies and practices, cultivating an attitude towards the ...
Statistical Methods
The module develops skills to apply different methods of analysis in planning practice. Abilities for selection of appropriate analytical methods are obtained. Attitude is shaped towards the necessity of precise assessment and the variable scope of the results’ interpretations.
Statistical Methods - II
The module develops skills to apply different methods of analysis in planning practice. Abilities for selection of appropriate analytical methods are obtained. Attitude is shaped towards the necessity of precise assessment and the variable scope of the results’ interpretations.
Statistical Methods - II
The module introduces the statistical methods for demographic and social analysis and creates skills for application of different analysis techniques in decision making. It creates attitude towards objective data interpretation.
Strategic Management
The module introduces the key concepts in strategic management and develops knowledge about the characteristics of the internal and external environment, its competitiveness and the potential for change. It develops skills for strategic thinking underlying the role of leadership and the methods for implementation of strategic change.
Technical Infrastructure
This subject acquaints students with the challenges before the urban development of the European countries. Knowledge on the different aspects of technological innovations' impact on the society is obtained. Skills are acquired for analysis of the policies of Bulgaria and European Union on urban development. A sense of environment is cultivated.
Technical Infrastructure in Regional and Urban Planning
The course provides students with specialised knowledge about planning of the systems of technical infrastructure in settlements. The problems of the transportation and communication systems and their interrelation with settlement structures are discussed in detail. The classification of the street network, its elements and main parameters, the pedestrian flow, the parking and putting into garages, the public and private transport are studied. Basic normative and practical knowledge for their ...
Theory of Urban Planning
The module aims at introducing the scope and basics of the planning theory, its interrelations with other areas of knowledge and practice and the contemporary trends and debates in the spatial planning theory. Learning outcomes: Knowledge of the basic principles of the spatial planning theory. Skills of analysis and critical assessment of different approaches and policies to planning practice and their application in a specific spatial and socio-political aspects. Attitude to the social, ...
Theory of Urban Planning - II
The module introduces the current trends in the urban planning theory, the links between the theory and practice and the changing boundaries between them the last few decades. It creates skills for critical evaluation of the theoretical approaches and values about the methods used in urban planning.
Tourism Planning
Students are acquainted with the modern trends in the tourist industry development and its relation to planning and environment. Knowledge is obtained on the organization and management of tourism. Skills are acquired for offering various tourist services, and for the competitive power of the tourist services and destinations. A feeling is developed for the qualities of the various undertakings and approaches and their relation to the global changes.
Tourism Planning
The module aims at integration of tourism industry and spatial planning knowledge. It introduces the planning process of mountainous, sea side and balneology resorts. The students develop skills in implementation of sustainable development principles and capacity forecast of different planning zones. They learn how to apply tourism planning methods and tools on national, regional and local level. Special attention is devoted to the current world trends and to important international and ...
Transport Systems
The module aims to rise the students’ awareness and knowledge of contemporary trends and concepts concerning city transport system development together with the methods of planning of those systems and the links between transport, spatial and functional planning. Knowledge and abilities for design work concentrated upon considerable scope of communication problems as well as team work abilities are obtained. Abilities to identify and assess the problems of transport policies are developed. ...
Urban Analysis - Project
The module aims at developing a critical awareness of the character and quality of urban spaces. Learning outcomes: Knowledge of the elements and processes which create the unique character of urban spaces. Skills of spatial analysis and proposals. Attitude towards values of the built and natural environment.
Urban Design
This subject deepens the knowledge of students on urban space and gives them new knowledge about filling the space with small architectural structures and the elements of urban design. Students are acquainted with the interrelations between the functional content (the form and size of urban spaces) and the urban design; they develop a sense of material, shape, colour and lighting. Skills are acquired for using the small architectural structures and urban design in the determination of the urban ...
Urban Development - Project
The module gives knowledge of urban developments as complex interaction of natural, manmade and social activities. Skills are achieved to analyze, synthesize and make prognosis in a complex urban environment. Attitude is shaped towards working with complex structures and city modules.
Urban Planning
The lecture course is divided in two main parts: 1. History of urban planning – the traditional chronological order: slave system, feudal system, capitalism, is used. Urban planning in Bulgaria is presented in a separate section. 2. Contemporary urban planning – characterization of urban settlements and studying their basic elements. Analysis of the main problems in urban design: determination of the site location for designing a settlement, general plan structure and functional zoning. ...
Urban Planning
The module aims at developing a sense of urban form and space. Learning outcomes: Knowledge of theoretical principles of urban planning and design. Skills of composition of the basic elements of the urban structure as well as skills for environmental observations, critical comments and analysis. Attitude to the abstract characteristics of the urban spaces and interaction between man and environment.
Urban Planning
The "Urban Planning" lecture course aim at introducing the basic social, economic, environmental, aesthetic and legislative aspects of the spatial and urban planning, as well as the specific characteristics of the urban planning process and the role different participants play. It develops theoretical knowledge about urban and suburban environment and its major components and practical skills for analysis and assessment of those characteristics, which have a considerable impact on the property ...
Urban Planning - Project I
Project of a small and not complex settlement which sets the students the following tasks: main methods for analysis of environment; conditions, properties and structure of settlements, of their economic, ecological, social, spatial, historic and other features; studying the main natural and anthropogeneous factors, influencing the development of the settlement structure; formulation of the fundamental strategy for the development of the settlement; preparing a layout and regulation plan in ...
Urban Planning - Project II
Project of an individual area of the urban territory with more complex problems of the urban environment and territory. Special attention is paid to the territorial, communication, functional, volume and spatial, architectural, artistic, social and cultural, ecological and technical and economic problems and their optimum solution in the project. Attention is paid to the specifics of reconstruction of a developed urban environment, as well as to planning of undeveloped sites. More thorough and ...
Urban Planning - Special Course
The lecture course emphasises on topical and non-standard urban planning concepts, on the evolution of the settlement network, on the housing and energy policy, on the alternative of the post-industrial society, on the subterranean urban planning, on the urban design and the architectural language of the town, on the ecology and the sustainable development.
Urban Regeneration - Project
Students gain professional knowledge and skills for their future career. Knowledge is obtained on the interrelations between the restructuring of the economic, social and spatial elements of a town and their reflection on urban regeneration. Skills are acquired for application of techniques and pursuing policies for regeneration of urban environment, and a feeling towards the social and cultural aspects in urban regeneration processes is developed.
Urban Rehabilitation
This discipline acquaints students with the global changes in the contemporary world and their impact on urban regeneration. Knowledge is obtained on the processes shaping the social and built urban environment, the theoretical basis of urbanization. Skills are acquired for analysis of urban regeneration projects. A sense is developed of the pros and cons of different projects and approaches, and their relation to global changes.
Urban Sociology
The module aims at introducing the main principles of Sociology and their interpretation in terms of planning. Learning outcomes: Knowledge of the social structure of society and its spatial dimensions in the context of the major spheres of human activity. Skills in application of theoretical knowledge in the solution of planning problems. Attitude to the various socio-cultural processes and their interpretation in terms of planning.
Urban Synthesis and Architecture
Project, developed in two phases with several stages each: 1.1. Examination of the aims and objectives of the project and selection of an object; 1.2. Analysis of the “historic and geographic” and “social and economic” aspects of the town and the region; 1.3. Analysis of the “landscape and urban” and “architectural and cultural” aspects and features; 2.1. Urbanistic synthesis; 2.2. Urbanistic forecast and model for functional and spatial development of the town. Each stage is ...
Urban Territory Planning
The course synthesizes the knowledge on the spatial organization of settlements, fundamentals of urban planning theory and practice, having in mind that the future graduates in Geodesy will take part in the development of urban environment. Knowledge and skills are acquired on the modern urban development of the cities and on the basic analysis of parameters of the main urban structural components. Settlements are interpreted as a developing system and their current condition is regarded in ...
Urban Territory Planning
The course synthesizes the knowledge on the spatial organization of settlements, fundamentals of urban planning theory and practice, having in mind that the future graduates in Geodesy will take part in the development of urban environment. Knowledge and skills are acquired on the modern urban development of the cities and on the basic analysis of parameters of the main urban structural components. Settlements are interpreted as a developing system and their current condition is regarded in ...