Subject: Sustainable Regional Development and EU Strategies (09 - RPR001)

Basic Information

Scientific or art field:Architectural-Urbanistic Planning, Design and Theory
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Course specification

Course is active from 01.01.2009..

The course objective is for students to be introduced to various approaches of and concepts for sustainable spatial planning and regional development, with Europe as its main focus of interest. The main segment of the course is the insight into the history of planning, as well as the presentation of current projects. Furthermore, the course covers EU-Regional Policies and new concepts, such as New Urbanism, New Regionalism, and the like.
Enabling students to acquire and master knowledge on sustainability issues in regional development and planning, then to analyze diverse concepts of spatial development, as well as to generate new knowledge through practical application and interactive discussions.
Sustainable development as a paradigm Planning approaches: - from economy based planning to physical, spatial and communication-oriented, participatory planning, strategic and sustainable planning Framework and perspectives Instruments and programs of the EU-structural policies From problem definitions to innovative sustainable urban and regional development case studies Examples of related planning methods
- Attendance in face-to-face sessions - Participation in group work - Successful e-assignments - One obligatory final multiple choice test (e-learning)
Sadwick G.A Systems view of planning1971Pergamon Press, OxfordEnglish
Cook P.Theories of Planning and Spatial Development1984Nelson Thornes, CheltenhamEnglish
Hall P.Urban & Regional Planning1992Routledge, LondonEnglish
McDonald J.The European Scene. A Geographic Perspective1997Prentice Hall, New JerseyEnglish
Williams R.European Union Spatial Policy and Planning1996Paul Chapman Publishing, LondonEnglish
Zimmermann F.M., Janschitz S. (eds.)Regional Policies in Europe. Key Opportunities for Regions in the 21st Century2001Leykam, GrazEnglish
Zimmermann F.M., Janschitz S. (eds.)Regional Policies in Europe. The Knowledge Age: Managing Global, Regional and Local Inderdependencies2002Leykam, GrazEnglish
Adams, N., Alden, J., Harris, N. (Eds.)Regional Development and Spatial Planning in an Enlarged European Union2006Asgate, LondonEnglish
Course activity Pre-examination ObligationsNumber of points
Exercise attendanceYesYes5.00
Written part of the exam - tasks and theoryNoYes50.00
Lecture attendanceYesYes5.00
Term paperYesYes20.00
Term paperYesYes20.00
Name and surnameForm of classes
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Kostreš Milica
Associate Professor

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Joubert Marc

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Maraš Ivana
Professional Studies Professor

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