URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING FOR ADAPTING TO CLIMATE CHANGE

Teachers: 
Credits: 
1
Site: 
PARMA
Year of erogation: 
2021/2022
Unit Coordinator: 
Disciplinary Sector: 
Urban Planning
Semester: 
Single Annual Cycle
Year of study: 
2
Language of instruction: 

Italian

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Knowledge and understanding, applying knowledge and understanding
The course of Urban and Regional Planning for Adapting to Climate Change aims to provide students with knowledge on the analysis and evaluation of the effects of climate change on cities and regions. Through the acquisition of this knowledge, students will be able to acquire skills related to the planning tools of the contemporary Western city, with attention to the processes of adaptation to climate change.

Making judgements
With this aim, students must be able to recognize, analyse and evaluate the effects of climate change on cities and regions as well as to select the most appropriate planning tools for climate adaptation in urban and regional regeneration processes.

Comunication skills
At the end of the course students must be able to communicate the results of the analysis, evaluation and planning of the main actions to combat climate change in urban and regional contexts through the drafting of a technical or scientific report and its public discussion.

Learning skills
Students must be able to relate the lessons learned, finalizing them to the development of urban planning tools with an innovative and experimental character, paying particular attention to the skills required by the cultural challenge of sustainability and climate change.
They must also be able to find and consult the main channels for continuous professional updating

Prerequisites

See the corresponding entry of the Core Urban, Regional and Landscape Sustainable Planning Studio.

Course contents summary

Notes to international and national documents on climate change.
Introduction to climate change adaptation techniques.
Adaptation to climate change in urban and territorial regeneration.
The risk from heat island.
Surface water management.

Recommended readings

Gerundo C., L'adattamento delle città ai cambiamenti climatici, FedOA - Federico II University Press, 2018.
Musco FG. et al., Padova resiliente. Linee guida per la costruzione del piano di adattamento al cambiamento climatico, IUAV e Comune di Padova, 2016.

Teaching methods

See the corresponding entry of the Core Urban, Regional and Landscape Sustainable Planning Studio.

Assessment methods and criteria

See the corresponding entry of the Core Urban, Regional and Landscape Sustainable Planning Studio.

Other informations

See the corresponding entry of the Core Urban, Regional and Landscape Sustainable Planning Studio.