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Land Use Planning

Code 12433
Year 1
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload OT(15H)/TP(30H)
Scientific area Economics
Entry requirements N.A.
Mode of delivery Theoretical-practical
Work placements no
Learning outcomes The subject Planning and Territorial Management in addition to continuing and deepening themes studied in Regional
and Urban Economics, has the following objectives:
• Show the importance of space and territorial policies as active instruments of economic growth;
• Study the binomial system / environment;
• Study and discuss the ESDP / ETE and subsequent insertion of the national space;
• Develop skills of drafting / interpretation of empirical studies in the area;
• Develop skills of drafting / interpretation of land-use basis.
Syllabus I - Introduction
1.1 The administration of the territory
1.2 Nomenclature of Territorial Units
1.3 Territorial Competitiveness
1.4 Planning vs management
II - Socio-economic and territorial planning
2.1 Concept and types of plans
2.2 The socio-economic planning
2.3 The spatial planning
2.4 Urban planning
III - Spatial planning
3.1 Spatial space
3.2 The binomial management/environment
3.3 Database and Geographic Information Systems
3.4 Governance
IV - Spatial European territory
4.1 European system of spatial planning
4.2 Territorial approach of European policies
4.3 The trans-European and urban networks
4.4 ESDP / ETE
4.5 The planning instruments for the territory
V - National system of spatial planning
5.1 Legal framework: brief historical perspective
5.2 Articulation of instruments of development and territorial planning
5.3 Study area dynamics in Portugal
Main Bibliography COSTA, J. S. e NIJKAMP, P., (Coord.), (2009), Compêndio de Economia Regional, Vol. I – Teoria, temáticas e políticas,
COSTA, J. S., DENTINHO, T. P. e NIJKAMP, P., (Coord.), (2011), Compêndio de Economia Regional, Vol. II – Métodos e
técnicas de análise regional, PRINCÍPIA, Cascais
DGODTU/MEPAT, (1997), Sistema Urbano Nacional: Cidades Médias e Dinâmicas Territoriais, vol. I e II, Lisboa
KOTKIN, J., (2005), A CIDADE. Uma História global, Col. Temas e Debates, Círculo de Leitores, Maia
LOPES, A. S., (1984), Desenvolvimento Regional: problemática, teoria, modelos, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
LOPES, E. R., (2009), O PAPEL DAS CIDADES NO DESENVOLVIMENTO DE PORTUGAL. Portugal: Desafios nos alvores
do século XXI, SaER- Sol, Lisboas
MATOS, A. J. F., (2000), Ordenamento do território e desenvolvimento regional, Tese de Doutoramento, Universidade da
Beira Interior, Covilhã
O’SULLIVAN, A., (2003), Urban Economics, 5th edition, McGraw-Hill Irwin, New York
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.


Last updated on: 2019-07-22

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