Planning for Sustainable Urban Development

Maria Josefina Figueroa Meza (Lecturer)

    Activity: Other

    Description

    Course 42273 “Planning for Sustainable Urban Development” is dedicated to building competences on key areas of sustainable urban planning such as: a) the effective interaction between regional and local land use & spatial planning and provision of transport services, urban design integrating non-motorized mobility and quality of life; b) the assessment of current trends and the contribution of sustainable urban development practices according to social, environmental, economic and climate indicators; d) the role of stakeholders and planners in the governance of sustainability practices and transitions. Course 42273 introduces students to a variety of city case studies where key practices and policies have been implemented and to the debates on the effectiveness of approaches such as: compact development, transit oriented development, congestion pricing, fast transit systems, shared spaces, walkable and cycle-friendly neighborhoods, stakeholder involvement. Through group work with case examples and invited guests the implications of different practices for achieving urban sustainability and climate goals are identified.
    Place: Lyngby, Lectured by Maria Josefina Figueroa Meza
    Period1 Feb 2011 - 15 Jun 2011
    Held atPlanning for Sustainable Urban Development. DTU Course 42273
    Event typeCourse
    LocationKgs. Lyngby, Denmark