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Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

MADRID, History, Architecture and Urban Planning: A smart and sustainable city?

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid via Miríadax

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Descripción del curso
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The aim of this course is to understand the development and the urban evolution of the city of Madrid, consideration given to historical, economic, social and environmental aspects as well as architecture and urban design. In the scope of the course you will find:

1. Introduction: Madrid, from its origins to the 18th Century.

2. Madrid in 19th Century: Consequences of “Desamortización” Law in Madrid.

3. Madrid in 19th Century: Transformations and Expansion Plan of the city.

4. Urban transformations between late 19th and early 20th Centuries: “Gran Vía” Street, “Ciudad Lineal” and “Ciudad Universitaria” areas.

5. Madrid in the 20th Century: Planning the city as a Metropolis.

6. Madrid in the 21st Century: A smart and sustainable city.



© Pilar Cristina Izquierdo Gracia, María Aurora Flórez de la Colina, Mercedes Valiente López. El material de este curso se ofrece con licencia Creative Commons 4.0 BY-NC-SA. Reconocimiento – No Comercial – Compartir Igual



Syllabus

Unit 0. Presentation
Unit 1. Introduction: Madrid, from its origins to the 18th Century
Unit 2. Madrid in 19th Century: Consequences of "Desamortización" Law in M.
Unit 3. Madrid in 19th Century: Transformations and Expansion Plan.
Unit 4. Urban transformations between late 19th and early 20th Centuries.
Unit 5. Madrid in the 20th Century: Planning the city as a Metropolis.
Unit 6. Madrid in the 21st Century: A smart and sustainable city.
Unit 7: Changing knowledge and the city shape (1)
Unit 8: Changing knowledge and the city shape (2)

Taught by

Maria Aurora Florez de la Colina, Mercedes Valiente and Pilar C. Izquierdo Gracia

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