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UT-75 Research and Design in Urbanism (2)

The Faculty of Urban Planning / Landscape Design and Planning
4th Year, sem 1, 2019-2020 | Compulsory Course | Hours/Week: 1L | ECTS Credits: 2
Urban Planning and Territorial Development
Course Leader:
lect.dr.arh. Vera Marin
Teaching Staff:

lect.dr.arh. Vera Marin, drd.urb. Laura Tucan, drd. urb.-geogr. Radu Matei Cocheci

Learning outcomes:

The activities of this discipline are aiming to provide the students with the opportunity to increase their knowledge and skills complementary to those that are stimulated and developed by the basic and technical academic activities, with the scope to support the consolidation of both the professional competencies by experimentation of methods, techniques and tools for analysis, design and planning and horizontal ones related to communication and team work in multidisciplinary teams. To achieve these targets, the activities are aiming to involve students in professional actions connected to research in the field of spatial planning and in related fields and also in concrete actions related to the planning / landscape practices such as planning / landscape competitions and exhibitions, presenting scientific papers in professional events, active participation in research projects and others.


Content of lectures:
1. Explaining the objectives and presenting its general topics and content
2. Presenting participation methods and organisation of contests, exhibitions, scientific or practical / voluntary actions
3. Presentations of planning / landscape / architectural projects, studies, works, contests, publications
4. Organising scientific activities, professional competitions or exhibitions
5. Evaluation of the current practical / scientific activities

Thematic / practical activities
1. Participation with a scientific paper to communication sessions organised by the University and the Faculty of Urbanism
2. Participation with communication or poster to communication sessions organised by various institutions involved in spatial planning activities
3. Watching lectures on urban planning topics organised by the University or professional bodies, with international / national participation
4. Exhibiting in thematic exhibitions organised by the University or the Faculty of Urban Planning
5. Participating to thematic exhibitions organised by other bodies at national / international levels
6. Participation to thematic workshops with an international, European participation (both in the University or away)
7. Participation to workshops organised by various universities or professional associations for topics related to urban planning and landscape (architecture, geography, sociology, ecology)
8. Participation to national / international contests or contests with an international participation
9. Publishing thematic papers in professional magazines
10. Publishing or being accepted for publication a research paper in a volume at an international / national / university publishing house
11. Member of editorial boards / publishing teams of professional magazines
12. Participating to the elaboration of brochures, support teaching materials or compendiums
13. Participating to promotional activities of the Faculty of Urban Planning for lyceums
14. Participating to voluntary activities organised by NGOs active in the field of spatial planning

Teaching Method:

participative, workshops, inter-active presentations, debates


the credits are got on the basis of a cumulative score computes for the eligible activities according to a computation grid of the discipline. The minimum necessary score for passing is 10 (points)


contest themes, competition websites, professional magazines


the discipline has its own regulation including rules for graduation requirements, a list of eligible activities and a score table grid

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