UT-27 Organizing areas of activities

The Faculty of Urban Planning / Urbanism and Territorial Management
3rd Year, sem 1, 2023-2024 | Compulsory Course | Hours/Week: 1C+1L | ECTS Credits: 2
Course Leader:
lect.dr.urb Mihai Moțcanu-Dumitrescu
Learning outcomes:
Understanding the urban development in relation with the changing economic paradigms
Understanding the logic of organizing production areas and services in relation with the city and the territory
Understanding the localization, organization and operation specificities regarding the activity areas in the global economy
Introduction, field of study, content
Classical economy versus the new economy
Genesys of the specialized industrial areas – historical background – part I
Genesys of the specialized industrial areas – historical background – part II
Territorial organization of the industrial production areas between 1900-1950 versus 1960-1990
Territorial organization of the new activity areas between 1960-1990; the transition to neofordism
Logistic platforms and poles
Industrial parks
Science parks, technological and research parks
Business parks
Retail parks
Final review
Teaching Method:
Interactive lectures, case studies and debates
Assessment during the course activity (individual essay 40%; team work study 40%; participation to debates 20%)