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Second Semester 
Teaching style
Lingua Insegnamento

Informazioni aggiuntive

Course Curriculum CFU Length(h)
[80/71]  ARCHITECTURAL SCIENCE [71/00 - Ord. 2017]  PERCORSO COMUNE 5 50


The course offers a critical overview of the ongoing experiences in urban planning and policies, by referring to the Italian context. It aims to provide basic knowledge and methodological and operational tools in preparation for the urban planning at local level. It will be studied in working groups. The subject is developed with particular attention to a local plan and the relationship between the technical design and urban planning.


In order to proficiently attend the course, specific foundamentals of urban planning background is required.


The course is focused on municipal urban planning. Students will study a detailed plan and they will work on the following process:
-Urban planning regulations in force
-Urban current local planning regulations in force
-Morpho-typological analysis of urban tissue
-Strategies, efficiency of detailed plan
Policy analysis and design

Teaching Methods

Lectures, seminars and conferences (50%),seminars and hand-on tutorials (50%)

Verification of learning

The final exam is oral. The evaluation include knowledge of principles, methods, and tools, ability to critically discuss the course topics and issues, lexicon. The evaluation includes the results of the urban planning laboratory


COLOMBO G., et al. (2001), Manuale di Urbanistica, Ed. Sole 24 Ore, Milano
GABELLINI P. (2000), Tecniche urbanistiche, Carocci, Roma
GAETA L., RIVOLIN U.J., MAZZA L. (2013), Governo del territorio e pianificazione spaziale. Torino: Città Studi edizioni.
MERCANDINO A. (2001), Urbanistica Tecnica, Il Sole 24 Ore, Milano
MERCANDINO A. (2008), Urbanistica tecnica. Pianificazione attuativa e settoriale, Il Sole 24 Ore, Milano.
PIRODDI E. (1999), Le nuove forme del piano, Franco Angeli, Milano
WALLACK R. (2000), Lambiente costruito storico. La conservazione come trasformazione, Gangemi Editore, Roma

More Information

Tutorial data and hand-out available at the professor website

Questionnaire and social

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