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At the end of the course, the student will recognize the relationship between settlement and territory and in particular the methods of construction of the spatial and temporal conditions of sustainability of new urban landscapes characterized by environmental quality.
The student is able to define projects that experience different ways of inhabiting and may involve, in addition to the forms of residential building, new forms of living, meeting the demand of mobility for different profiles of urban populations.
The course aims giving the basic knowledge for the description and interpretation of the geo-environmental aspects involved in urban and land planning. The course consists of 27 hours of lectures and of field trips and lab.
The classes will be related to emerging themes of the project and they define a framework of cultural background on the project of the city. In particular, the course addresses the following topics:
The project of the city.
The context. The global city. The urban breakthrough.
Ethics and the project of the territory.
The city according to the artists.
The repair of the city.
The intermediate spaces.
The city shapeless.
The desired landscapes .
The Earth. The rocks as basic component of the physical contest. Geological structures: their role in conditioning the human activities. Hydrology, land planning and flood risk. Geology and hydrogeology for landfills. Geology and landscape. Geochemical and geological maps in land planning.
The lessons of the course will be referred to the emerging themes of the project and they are collected throught materials that create a framework of cultural background on the project of the city.
These materials will be available for students during the course. Will be given assistance to students both for the interpretation of the contents of the teaching materials related to the topic of the project, both for the study of the bibliography.
Innocenti Sassi D'argenio. Introduzione allo studio delle rocce. Utet Geologia ambientale.
B. W. Pipkin, D. D. Trent, R. Hazlett Geologia ambientale English and Italian Edition.