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DESIGN OF GREEN URBAN AREAS

CODE 95252
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 11 cfu during the 2nd year of 9006 PROGETTAZIONE DELLE AREE VERDI E DEL PAESAGGIO(LM-3) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR ICAR/15
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    At the end of the course, the student must prove to be able to:

    1 Understand the proposed design theme and its specific objectives,
    2 Recognize the geographical, social and historical-cultural context of reference,
    3 Identify the elements of the context useful for design purposes and interpret them through a design strategy,
    4 Identify the relationships with the site the design project will establish,
    5 Solve a complex landscape architecture design project and develop it in a coherent way at different scales, in its aesthetic and formal, functional, ecological and constructive aspects,
    6 Properly describe the project designed in the studio, motivating the design choices in relation to the main themes of the contemporary debate in landscape architecture.

    TEACHING METHODS

    The course consists of theoretical lessons, seminars and site visits to support a design project. Students will work in groups of two or more students. Continuous discussions with the instructors will accompany the elaboration of the design project and will be instrumental in verifying its progress.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    The studio is characterized by a multi-scalar approach. The aim is to enable students to carry out a design project for a public park in complex urban conditions and in response to the central themes of the contemporary theoretical debate on landscape architecture. In this regard, the course will address the following issues: the role of open spaces in establishing new urban relationships; the role of public open space as a driver for urban regeneration and redefinition; the role of open spaces in the sustainability of urban transformations; the relationship between a landscape architecture design project and the site.

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    General bibliography

    J. Corner, Recovering Landscape. Essays in the contemporary landscape architecture, Princeton Architectural Press, Princeton, 1999.
    J. Czerniak, G. Hargreaves, Large Parks, Princeton Architectural Press, Princeton, 2007.
    A. Lambertini, Fare parchi urbani: etiche ed estetiche del progetto contemporaneo in Europa, Firenze University Press, 2006.
    Strategy public, «a+t», 35/36, 2010.
    Strategy space, «a+t», 37, 2011.
    Strategy and tactics in public space, «a+t», 38, 2011.
    Reclaim Remediate Reuse Recycle, «a+t», 39/40, 2012.
    Parque urbano, «Paisea», 2, 2006.
    Parque urbano2, «Paisea», 17, 2011.
    Parque urbano2, «Paisea», 32, 2013.

    Additional reading material will be provided during the course.

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    BIANCA MARIA RINALDI (President)

    CHIARA FERRACINI

    PAOLA GULLINO

    FEDERICA LARCHER

    LESSONS

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    The exam will consist in a discussion on the design project.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    Continuous assessment through discussion and design critics.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    26/01/2022 09:00 TORINO Laboratorio
    09/02/2022 09:00 TORINO Laboratorio
    17/06/2022 09:00 TORINO Laboratorio