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Urbanism

The doctoral programme in Urbanism is aimed at students who wish to continue their research training with the aim of completing and defending a doctoral thesis.

The main objective is to produce highly qualified researchers in the field of urbanism research. In line with this goal, the programme revolves around study and academic reflection on central themes of the history of urbanism and contemporary urban planning and forms of analysis and intervention at both the regional and urban scale.

The growing complexity of urban phenomena and their interactions, the impact of new technologies, and the increasingly significant international role played by cities require urban planners to develop appropriate intervention methods and instruments to act in this context.

COORDINATOR

Rubert de Ventos, Maria

CONTACT

Secretary’s Office for Doctoral Programmes in Architecture
Tel: (+34) 934 011 875
E-mail: secretariadoctorat.utgab@upc.edu

Programme website

General information

Access profile

Students who hold one of the following research master's degree are eligible for admission to the programme without the requirement to complete any bridging courses:
• MBArch (master's degree in Advanced Studies in Architecture-Barcelona) of the ETSAB
• MISMeC (master's degree in Sustainable Intervention in the Built Environment) of the ETSAV
• MBLandArch (master's degree in Landscape Architecture), taught collaboratively by the ETSAB and the Barcelona School of Agri-Food and Biosystems Engineering (EEABB).
If students who hold degrees related to the programme (other than those indicated above) are admitted, the academic committee for the doctoral programme may require that they take specific bridging courses as a condition of admission. The courses required will be determined on a case-by-case basis, according to each applicant’s background and previous training.
The purpose of any additional training will be to ensure that students develop the competencies they will need to complete the doctoral programme.

Output profile

Doctoral candidates who complete a doctoral degree will have acquired the following competencies, which are needed to carry out quality research (Royal Decree 99/2011, of 28 January, which regulates official doctoral studies):

a) A systematic understanding of the field of study and a mastery of the research skills and methods related to the field.
b) An ability to conceive, design or create, put into practice and adopt a substantial process of research or creation.
c) An ability to contribute to pushing back the frontiers of knowledge through original research.
d) A capacity for critical analysis and an ability to assess and summarise new and complex ideas.
e) An ability to communicate with the academic and scientific community and with society in general as regards their fields of knowledge in the manner and languages that are typical of the international scientific community to which they belong.
f) An ability to foster scientific, technological, social, artistic and cultural progress in academic and professional contexts within a knowledge-based society.

The award of a doctoral degree must equip the graduate for work in a variety of settings, especially those requiring creativity and innovation. Doctoral graduates must have at least acquired the personal skills needed to:

a) Develop in contexts in which there is little specific information.
b) Find the key questions that must be answered to solve a complex problem.
c) Design, create, develop and undertake original, innovative projects in their field.
d) Work as part of a team and independently in an international or multidisciplinary context.
e) Integrate knowledge, deal with complexity and make judgements with limited information.
f) Offer criticism on and intellectually defend solutions.

Other competencies

Have acquired advanced knowledge at the frontier of their discipline and demonstrated, in the context of internationally recognised scientific research, a deep, detailed and well-grounded understanding of theoretical and practical issues and scientific methodology in one or more research fields.

Have made an original and significant contribution to scientific research in their field of expertise that has been recognised as such by the international scientific community.

Have demonstrated that they are capable of designing a research project that serves as a framework for carrying out a critical analysis and assessment of imprecise situations, in which they are able to apply their contributions, expertise and working method to synthesise new and complex ideas that yield a deeper knowledge of the research context in which they work.

Have demonstrated that they are able to carry out their research activity in a socially responsible manner and with scientific integrity.

Have demonstrated, within their specific scientific context, that they are able to make cultural, social or technological advances and promote innovation in all areas within a knowledge-based society.

Have demonstrated that they are able to participate in scientific discussions at the international level in their field of expertise and disseminate the results of their research activity to audiences of all kinds.

Have developed sufficient autonomy to set up, manage and lead innovative research teams and projects and scientific collaborations (both national and international) within their subject area, in multidisciplinary contexts and, where appropriate, with a substantial element of knowledge transfer.

Number of places

10

Duration of studies and dedication regime

Duration
The maximum period of study for full-time doctoral studies is three years, counted from the date of admission to the programme to the date of submission of the doctoral thesis. The academic committee of the doctoral programme may authorise a doctoral candidate to pursue doctoral studies on a part-time basis. In this case, the maximum period of study is five years, counting from the date of admission to the programme to the date of submission of the doctoral thesis. For calculating these periods, the date of admission is considered to be the date of the first enrolment for tutorials, and the date of submission the moment in which the Doctoral School officially deposits the doctoral thesis.

For full-time doctoral candidates, the minimum period of study is two years, counted from the date of an applicant's admission to the programme until the date on which the doctoral thesis is deposited; for part-time doctoral candidates it is four years. When there are justified grounds for doing so, and the thesis supervisor and academic tutor have given their authorisation, doctoral candidates may request that the academic committee of their doctoral programme exempt them from the minimum period of study requirement.

The calculation of periods of study will not include periods of absence due to illness, pregnancy or any other reason provided for in the regulations in force. Students who find themselves in any of these circumstances must notify the academic committee of the doctoral programme, which, where appropriate, must inform the Doctoral School. Doctoral candidates may also temporarily withdraw from the programme for up to one year, and this period may be extended for an additional year. Doctoral candidates who wish to interrupt their studies must submit a justified request to the academic committee of the doctoral programme, which will decide whether or not to approve the request. Each programme will establish conditions for readmission to doctoral studies.

Extension
If full-time doctoral candidates have not applied to deposit their thesis by the end of the three-year period of study, the academic committee of the programme may authorise an extension of up to one year. In exceptional circumstances, a further one-year extension may be granted, subject to the conditions established by the corresponding doctoral programme. In the case of part-time doctoral candidates, an extension of two years may be authorised. In both cases, in exceptional circumstances a further one-year extension may be granted by the Doctoral School's Standing Committee, upon the submission of a reasoned application by the academic committee of the doctoral programme.

Dismissal from the doctoral programme
A doctoral candidate may be dismissed from a doctoral programme for the following reasons:

  • The doctoral candidate submitting a justified application to withdraw from the programme.
  • The maximum period of study and of extensions thereof ending.
  • The doctoral candidate not having enrolled every academic year (unless he or she has been authorised to temporarily withdraw).
  • The doctoral candidate failing two consecutive assessments.
  • The doctoral candidate having disciplinary proceedings filed against him or her that rule that he or she must be dismissed from the UPC.

Dismissal from the programme implies that doctoral candidates cannot continue studying at the UPC and the closing of their academic record. This notwithstanding, they may apply to the academic committee of the programme for readmission and the committee must reevaluate them in accordance with the criteria established in the regulations.

Organization

COORDINATOR:
ACADEMIC COMMISSION OF THE PROGRAM:
STRUCTURAL UNITS:
  • Department of Urbanism and Regional Planning (PROMOTORA)
Specific URL of the doctoral program:
https://etsab.upc.edu/en/studies/doctoral-programmes

CONTACT:

Secretary’s Office for Doctoral Programmes in Architecture
Tel: (+34) 934 011 875
E-mail: secretariadoctorat.utgab@upc.edu


Access, admission and registration

Access profile

Students who hold one of the following research master's degree are eligible for admission to the programme without the requirement to complete any bridging courses:
• MBArch (master's degree in Advanced Studies in Architecture-Barcelona) of the ETSAB
• MISMeC (master's degree in Sustainable Intervention in the Built Environment) of the ETSAV
• MBLandArch (master's degree in Landscape Architecture), taught collaboratively by the ETSAB and the Barcelona School of Agri-Food and Biosystems Engineering (EEABB).
If students who hold degrees related to the programme (other than those indicated above) are admitted, the academic committee for the doctoral programme may require that they take specific bridging courses as a condition of admission. The courses required will be determined on a case-by-case basis, according to each applicant’s background and previous training.
The purpose of any additional training will be to ensure that students develop the competencies they will need to complete the doctoral programme.

Access requirements

Applicants must hold a Spanish bachelor’s degree or equivalent and a Spanish master’s degree or equivalent, provided they have completed a minimum of 300 ECTS credits on the two degrees (Royal Decree 43/2015, of 2 February)

In addition, the following may apply:

  • Holders of an official degree awarded by a university in Spain or any other country in the European Higher Education Area, pursuant to the provisions of Article 16 of Royal Decree 1393/2007, of 29 October, which establishes official university course regulations, who have completed a minimum of 300 ECTS credits on official university degrees, of which at least 60 must be at the master's degree level.
  • Holders of an official Spanish bachelor’s degree comprising at least 300 credits, as provided for by EU regulations. Holder of degrees of this kind must complete bridging courses unless the curriculum of the bachelor’s degree in question included research training credits equivalent in value to those which would be earned on a master's degree.
  • Holders of an official university qualification who, having passed the entrance examination for specialised medical training, have completed at least two years of a training course leading to an official degree in a health-sciences specialisation.
  • Holders of a degree issued under a foreign education system. In these cases, homologation is not required, but the UPC must verify that the degree certifies a level of training equivalent to an official Spanish master's degree and qualifies the holder for admission to doctoral studies in the country where it was issued. Admission on this basis does not imply homologation of the foreign degree or its recognition for any purpose other than admission to doctoral studies.
  • Holders of a Spanish doctoral qualification issued under previous university regulations.
  • Note 1: Doctoral studies entrance regulations for holders of an undergraduate degree awarded before the introduction of the EHEA (CG 47/02 2014)

    Note 2: Governing Council Decision 64/2014, which approves the procedure and criteria for assessing the fulfilment of academic admission requirements for doctoral studies by holders of non-homologated foreign degrees (CG 25/03 2014)

Admission criteria and merits assessment

Applications for admission must be accompanied by a CV (emphasising academic qualifications and research experience) and a 500-word covering letter (up to two letters of recommendation) that includes an explanation of the field of research that the applicant intends to focus on in their doctoral thesis.

The academic committee will consider applications based on the following weighted criteria:
• Academic record (45%)
• Curriculum vitae (35%)
• Covering letter (20%)

The academic committee for the doctoral programme is responsible for admission of students and will make admission decisions based on these criteria.

Training complements

Students who hold one of the following degrees are not required to take any bridging courses: MBArch (master’s degree in Advanced Studies in Architecture-Barcelona) of the ETSAB, MISMeC (master's degree in Sustainable Intervention in the Built Environment) of the ETSAV, and MBLandArch (master's degree in Landscape Architecture), delivered through collaboration between the ETSAB and the Barcelona School of Agri-Food and Biosystems Engineering (EEABB).

In the case of students with other entrance qualifications, the academic committee may specify bridging courses that must be completed. As a general rule, any bridging courses that students are required to take will be subjects from the master's degrees indicated above.

Bridging courses may provide research or cross-disciplinary training. In no case will doctoral students be required to enrol for more than 30 ECTS credits.

To view the course guides for these subjects, click on the following links:
https://www.upc.edu/ca/masters/estudis-avancats-en-arquitectura-barcelona-mbarch
https://www.upc.edu/ca/masters/intervencio-sostenible-en-el-medi-construit-mismec
https://www.upc.edu/gestioestudis/files/files_masters/59_p_cat.pdf

Enrolment period for new doctoral students

First enrolment will take place after admission decisions are issued if this happens after the general enrolment period.

More information at the registration section for new doctoral students

Enrolment period

In the first half of October.

More information at the general registration section

Monitoring and evaluation of the doctoral student

Procedure for the preparation and defense of the research plan

Doctoral candidates must submit a research plan, which will be included in their doctoral student activity report, before the end of the first year. The plan may be improved over the course of the doctoral degree. It must be endorsed by the tutor and the supervisor, and it must include the method that is to be followed and the aims of the research.

At least one of these annual assessments will include a public presentation and defence of the research plan and work done before a committee composed of three doctoral degree holders, which will be conducted in the manner determined by each academic committee. The examination committee awards a Pass or Fail mark. A Pass mark is a prerequisite for continuing on the doctoral programme. Doctoral candidates awarded a Fail mark must submit a new research plan for assessment by the academic committee of the doctoral programme within six months.

The committee assesses the research plan every year, in addition to all of the other activities in the doctoral student activity report. Doctoral candidates who are awarded two consecutive Fail marks for the research plan will be obliged to definitely withdraw from the programme.

If they change the subject of their thesis, they must submit a new research plan.

Formation activities

Activity: Publications (compulsory).
Hours: 100.

Activity: Other cross-disciplinary activities (optional).
Hours: 30.

Activity: Research seminar (compulsory).
Hours: 60.

Activity: Preparation and initial defence of research plan (compulsory).
Hours: 120.

Activity: Training in information skills (optional).
Hours: 1.5.

Activity: Research methodology (optional).
Hours: 12.

Activity: Innovation and creativity (optional).
Hours: 8.

Activity: Language and communication skills (optional).
Hours: 18.

Activity: Mobility (optional).
Hours: 480.

Procedure for assignment of tutor and thesis director

The academic committee of the doctoral programme assigns a thesis supervisor to each doctoral candidate when they are admitted or enrol for the first time, taking account of the thesis supervision commitment referred to in the admission decision.

The thesis supervisor will ensure that training activities carried out by the doctoral candidate are coherent and suitable, and that the topic of the candidate’s doctoral thesis will have an impact and make a novel contribution to knowledge in the relevant field. The thesis supervisor will also guide the doctoral candidate in planning the thesis and, if necessary, tailoring it to any other projects or activities undertaken. The thesis supervisor will generally be a UPC professor or researcher who holds a doctoral degree and has documented research experience. This includes PhD-holding staff at associated schools (as determined by the Governing Council) and UPC-affiliated research institutes (in accordance with corresponding collaboration and affiliation agreements). When thesis supervisors are UPC staff members, they also act as the doctoral candidate’s tutor.

PhD holders who do not meet these criteria (as a result of their contractual relationship or the nature of the institution to which they are attached) must be approved by the UPC Doctoral School's Standing Committee in order to participate in a doctoral programme as researchers with documented research experience.

The academic committee of the doctoral programme may approve the appointment of a PhD-holding expert who is not a UPC staff member as a candidate’s thesis supervisor. In such cases, the prior authorisation of the UPC Doctoral School's Standing Committee is required. A UPC staff member who holds a doctoral degree and has documented research experience must also be proposed to act as a co-supervisor, or as the doctoral candidate’s tutor if one has not been assigned.

A thesis supervisor may step down from this role if there are justified reasons (recognised as valid by the committee) for doing so. If this occurs, the academic committee of the doctoral programme will assign the doctoral candidate a new thesis supervisor.

Provided there are justified reasons for doing so, and after hearing any relevant input from the doctoral candidate, the academic committee of the doctoral programme may assign a new thesis supervisor at any time during the period of doctoral study.

If there are academic reasons for doing so (an interdisciplinary topic, joint or international programmes, etc.) and the academic committee of the programme gives its approval, an additional thesis supervisor may be assigned. Supervisors and co-supervisors have the same responsibilities and academic recognition.

The maximum number of supervisors of a doctoral thesis is two: a supervisor and a co-supervisor.

For theses carried out under a cotutelle agreement or as part of an Industrial Doctorate, if necessary and if the agreement foresees it this maximum number of supervisors may not apply. This notwithstanding, the maximum number of supervisors belonging to the UPC is two.

More information at the PhD theses section

Permanence

The academic committee of the programme may authorise an extension of up to one year for full-time doctoral candidates who have not applied to deposit their thesis by the end of the three-year period of study, in the terms outlined in the Academic Regulations for Doctoral Studies of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. In the case of part-time candidates, an extension of two years may be authorised. In both cases, in exceptional circumstances a further one-year extension may be granted by the Doctoral School's Standing Committee, upon the submission of a reasoned application by the academic committee of the doctoral programme.

A doctoral candidate may be dismissed from a doctoral programme for the following reasons:

  • The doctoral candidate submitting a justified application to withdraw from the programme.
  • The maximum period of study and of extensions thereof ending.
  • The doctoral candidate not having enrolled every academic year (unless he or she has been authorised to temporarily withdraw).
  • The doctoral candidate failing two consecutive assessments.
  • The doctoral candidate having disciplinary proceedings filed against him or her that rule that he or she must be dismissed from the UPC.

Dismissal from the programme implies that doctoral candidates cannot continue studying at the UPC and the closing of their academic record. This notwithstanding, they may apply to the academic committee of the programme for readmission and the committee must reevaluate them in accordance with the criteria established in the regulations.

International Mention

The doctoral degree certificate may include International Doctorate mention. In this case, the doctoral candidate must meet the following requirements:

a) During the period of study leading to the award of the doctoral degree, the doctoral candidate must have spent at least three months at a respected higher education institution or research centre outside Spain to complete courses or do research work. The stays and activities carried out must be endorsed by the thesis supervisor and authorised by the academic committee of the programme. The candidate must provide a certifying document issued by the person responsible for the research group of the body or bodies where the stay or activity was completed. This information will be added to the doctoral student’s activity report.
b) Part of the thesis (at least the summary and conclusions) must be written and presented in one of the languages commonly used for science communication in the relevant field of knowledge, which must not be an official language of Spain. This rule does not apply to stays and reports in Spanish or to experts from Spanish-speaking countries.
c) At least two PhD-holding experts belonging to a higher education institution or research centre outside Spain must have issued officially certified reports on the thesis.
d) The thesis examination committee must have included at least one PhD-holding expert from a higher education or research institution outside Spain who was not responsible for the candidate’s stay abroad (point a) above).
e) The thesis defence must have taken place on UPC premises or, in the case of joint programmes, at the location specified in the collaboration agreement.

Learning resources

The doctoral programme does not have its own material resources; it uses those of the UPC, particularly the resources of the Barcelona School of Architecture and the Vallès School of Architecture (classrooms, computer rooms, libraries, technical management unit, etc.) and those of the Department.

Doctoral Theses

List of authorized thesis for defense

  • CARCAÑO ZAPATA, MARIA DEL CARMEN: Los jardines de los terrenos del Agua. Caso de estudio: Conurbaciones de Sabadell y Terrassa. Casos de contraste: Nueva Delhi, Málaga, Londres
    Author: CARCAÑO ZAPATA, MARIA DEL CARMEN
    Thesis file: (contact the Doctoral School to confirm you have a valid doctoral degree and to get the link to the thesis)
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN URBANISM
    Department: Department of Urbanism and Regional Planning (UOT)
    Mode: Normal
    Deposit date: 30/09/2021
    Reading date: pending
    Reading time: pending
    Reading place: pending
    Thesis director: CASTIÑEIRA PALOU, MARIA ISABEL | MARTÍNEZ PÉREZ, ALONA
    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: BATLLE DURANY, ENRIC
         SECRETARI: MARTINEZ HIDALGO, CELIA
         VOCAL: TRILLO, CLAUDIA
    Thesis abstract: The theoretical and analytical content of this PhD thesis generates the critical knowledge necessary to affirm that free spaces (or open spaces) are the elements capable of restructuring the contemporary city. Amongst them, what we have defined as "water lands" play a prominent structuring role. On the other hand, to take advantage of its potential, water lands must be approached in all its complexity, based on an interpretation of the territory and design and management strategies. At all times, it is necessary to aspire to inter scalar and interdisciplinary work that ensures good management of water resources. These two statements frame the two hypotheses formulated in this research, which are collected in the first part of the thesis and which arise from the readings of both the Barcelona school (Enric Batlle, Raquel H. Tardin) and the Anglo-Saxon school ( Ian McHarg, Wenched E. Dramstad, James D. Olson, and Richard TT Forman, James Corner, Charles Waldheim, and Michael Hough). The first hypothesis, which affirms that the land of the water must be in the focus of attention of the project of the contemporary city on a territorial and urban scale, which together with the other free spaces can come to structure it with the construction of an ecological matrix, is verified in the second part of the thesis from the analysis of what we call a case study, the conurbations of Sabadell and Terrassa. In the study carried out, the territory is analysed on a territorial scale and later in a detailed scale. Drawing is the main tool used in this thesis, that allows a reading of the territory from its collective imagination, from urban history, from water, from its landscape, from ecology and from urban planning. From this analysis it is verified, on the one hand, that the axes of the Besos and Llobregat basins have become their own functional and economic structures, demonstrating the permanence of the identity of the territory defined by water. On the other hand, that the river axes appear to us as powerful structural axes in the city, despite all the actions carried out that have been not respectful of the nature of their channels. The second hypothesis is to consider that the urban project of the water lands must be approached from an interpretation of the territory and from some design and management strategies. At all times, it is necessary to aspire to interscalar and interdisciplinary work to ensure good management of water resources. The verification of this hypothesis and the search for the design and management strategies of the water lands is carried out in the third part of the thesis, based on the analysis of the selected projects of the case study and the projects that we call cases of contrast (Yamuna-New Delhi River, Guadalmedina-Málaga River and Lea-London River). And in the first part of the thesis when, based on the study of the aforementioned publications and the methodology of the Patrick Geddes Region Survey, the understanding of the hydrological cycle of water, and the methodologies used in the landscape studies of the Guadalquivir River and in the Yamuna River regeneration project, a way of interpreting the water lands is obtained: five principles and a 3C study (multilayer analysis in three work scales: Watershed, City and Riverbed).
  • DARDER SOLÉ, MARC: Entre el campanar i l¿habitatge: la urbanitat en l¿interstici. Constants i variables colonitzadores a partir de la contribució urbanística de José Borobio a la Delegació Regional de l¿Ebre de l¿Institut Nacional de Colonització (1944-1965)
    Author: DARDER SOLÉ, MARC
    Thesis file: (contact the Doctoral School to confirm you have a valid doctoral degree and to get the link to the thesis)
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN URBANISM
    Department: Department of Urbanism and Regional Planning (UOT)
    Mode: Normal
    Deposit date: 21/07/2021
    Reading date: 25/10/2021
    Reading time: 11:00
    Reading place: ETSAB_ Sala de Graus ETSAB - meet.google.com/kbc-fxoc-rkp
    Thesis director: SABATE BEL, JOAQUIN
    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: OYON BAÑALES, JOSE LUIS
         SECRETARI: MONCLUS FRAGA, FRANCISCO-JAVIER
         VOCAL NO PRESENCIAL: CENTELLAS SOLER, MIGUEL
    Thesis abstract: The motivation for the research starts from the interest in understanding the rules of urban composition and the attributes of urbanity that blossom in the Franco¿s Colonization oeuvre developed during the period 1944-1965, specifically in the Ebro River basin. The underlying goal is finding those strategies that add value to the development of low-density fabrics, generally monotonous, iterative, and simplifying.The focus of the research arises from the observation of the following paradox, forged through experience and formal analysis of Colonization urban fabrics: the existence of attributes of urbanity in an urban model subdued to urgent post-Civil War productive needs, constrained by a regime eager for acquiring significance, and limited by the scarcity of economic resources and technical capacity. And all this, based on a low-density urban pattern -not prone to the consolidation of remarkable urban spaces- which is placed at the end of the productive chain of the colonizing activity, ruled by surveyors and agricultural experts.For this, the study starts from two initial premises. The first one is built around the figure of José Borobio Ojeda, as the main architect of the construction of urbanity in the scope of the Regional Delegation of the Ebro River. Despite being a figure not belonging to the aristocracy of the building architects of the Colonization myth, the architect's work is revealed as a cross section of the colonizing urban experience, given his long and sustained trajectory at the service of the National Institute of Colonization (INC) for more than two decades.Second, the hypothesis that urbanity takes place in the gaps between the constants of Colonization, namely, the productive logic that shapes the territory, the propaganda rhetoric of the main squares, and the hygienic functionality of the colonizing dwelling. In the contrast between function and symbol, between State and family, between producing and inhabiting, urbanity only emerges in the voids between the symbolism of the main square and the functional severity of the house. In other words, in the layout of the urban planning of villages and in the physical arrangement of their urban fabric.Thus, the investigation is structured in a prologue and four chapters. In the prologue, the figure of José Borobio is analyzed through the exploration of his most significant graphic production and the first architectural projects, developed with his older sibling Regino. An analysis that allows us to envisage an architect with a tendency for modernity mixed with admiration for the values of traditional rural architecture. The first chapter is interested in the conceptual scaffolding on which the colonizing oeuvre is built as an urban planning body, that is, in those technical, administrative, and ideological frameworks that their foundations are based on. In the second chapter, the gaze focuses on the long process of research, evolution and learning that underlies the urban production of José Borobio during the twenty years at the service of the INC, taking as reference the three historical stages defined by José Luis Oyón in his doctoral thesis. The third chapter focuses on the search for urban patterns and constants in the architect's work, especially in the three areas that embody the conceptual bulk of the Colonization: the territory, the square, and the dwelling. Finally, the fourth chapter analyzes the formal and compositional strategies that the architect deploys to turn his urban projects into spaces of urbanity, diversity, and modernity. The research concludes with the analysis of a paradigmatic case study, the village of Fayón, the culmination of José Borobio's career and the greatest exponent of his radical humanism and modernity.
  • PÉREZ BAZÁN, CYNTHIA CECILIA: Supernovas, constelaciones y nebulosas. Algunas singularidades del turismo urbano en Barcelona
    Author: PÉREZ BAZÁN, CYNTHIA CECILIA
    Thesis file: (contact the Doctoral School to confirm you have a valid doctoral degree and to get the link to the thesis)
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN URBANISM
    Department: Department of Urbanism and Regional Planning (UOT)
    Mode: Normal
    Deposit date: 24/09/2021
    Reading date: pending
    Reading time: pending
    Reading place: pending
    Thesis director: SABATE BEL, JOAQUIN | PESOA MARCILLA, MELISA
    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: PIE NINOT, RICARDO
         SECRETARI: ANTÓN CLAVÉ, SALVADOR
         VOCAL: MILANO, CLAUDIO
    Thesis abstract: Tourist attractions are an essential part of urban tourism. It is often thought that attractions are comparable to each other and that their impacts can be limited as if cities could manage their tourist flows as theme parks do. The difficulty of controlling urban tourism and tourist flows arises from cities since tourists and residents share space and services, making it impossible to delimit the exclusive use of one or another group. Due to this difficulty, rises the idea of looking for other tools to measure concentrations in cities.One of these is heatmaps. The study of the concentration of people/images/data in tourist spaces reflects that density depends more on the synergies between attractions than on attractions themselves. To corroborate it, we study primary and secondary attractions finding that no matter how relevant they are, they do not significantly impact their immediate surroundings unless they have another nearby and related attraction that allows them to strengthen and extend tourist flows. This flow makes it possible to energize certain areas, take advantage of synergies, and extend the concentration of visitors.

Last update: 16/10/2021 04:47:07.

List of lodged theses

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Last update: 16/10/2021 04:30:36.

List of defended theses by year

  • GIMENEZ IMIRIZALDU, ALEJANDRO: La excepción. Tres dimensiones de la discontinuidad en el paisaje de la Barcelona contemporánea
    Author: GIMENEZ IMIRIZALDU, ALEJANDRO
    Thesis link: http://hdl.handle.net/10803/672318
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN URBANISM
    Department: Department of Urbanism and Regional Planning (UOT)
    Mode: Normal
    Reading date: 29/07/2021
    Thesis director: RUBERT DE VENTOS, MARIA | PARCERISA BUNDO, JOSEP

    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: PEÑIN LLOBELL, ALBERTO
         SECRETARI: MÀRIA SERRANO, MARIA MAGDALENA
         VOCAL: GOULA, MARIA
         VOCAL: REINOSO BELLIDO, RAFAEL
         VOCAL: SARDÀ FERRAN, JORDI
    Thesis abstract: In this thesis discontinuity is treated as an exception in the discourse or as a spelling license in the urban (con)text. In the first place, interruptions in urban routes are studied, the moments in which flows, movement, lines of the road on the plane stop, change or twist. Secondly, the gaze is raised to the plane of the facades and situations of blind urban dihedral, in which party walls and end walls are analyzed. The semantic potential of the city, the capacity to contain messages and the value, intention and meaning of some of them as revealing of discontinuity are also addressed here. Thirdly, exceptions as voids are observed in the built volume and, more precisely, in its residential matrix: expectant emptyness as trhedral apneas in the urban discourse. These three approaches are added in a narrative of increasing formal and functional complexity supported by a close look and direct experience of the city. The work is complemented with examples from other cities: Castelló, Bilbao, Donostia and Vigo, and contains as a sample a wining proposal for the Affordable Housing Challenge in New York City. The urban fabric of these cities is essentially continuous. Exceptions to this continuity of the urban landscape are rarely presented in its interior grids, in the friction between different fabrics, more frequently in its perimeters and in a striking way in the relationship with its maritime and river coastlines, in contact with its geological features, when mountains manifests themselves in a forceful way, next to the large mobility and collective transport infrastructures and in the contour of some large monofunctional areas of activity. They can be understood as aphorisms of an essentially coherent speech. Using the metaphor of grammatical structures, a cognitive strategy that assimilates the study of the city to that of language: morphogenetics (the genesis of embryonic communicative elements), semantics (meanings that grow complexity) and syntax (the ordering of those distinctive elements) three grammatical referents of great interest to the object of this task. This reading of the urban landscape as a discourse emphasizes the occasions in which its form presents interruptions, inflections or voids; discontinuities in its three material components (subdivision, urbanization, building) and in the three dimensions of space. Exceptions are sometimes loud. Some other times they are like the silences without which music would be just noise. A selection of 62 of the 600 sites from the preparatory material for the different editions of the public participation contest Racons Públics / Recantos Públicos / Hiriko Txokoak / Rincones Públicos is added to six case studies, a revisited of Mitgeres Barcelona de l¿oblit al projecte (2007) and Piso Piloto (2015) exhibitions, and multiple notes and references supported by twenty-five years of research experience and teaching commitment with the Barcelona School of Architecture. The work concludes by highlighting the value of the exception in relation to the strength of the urban system, analyzing its causes and consequences, critically evaluating some growth and transformation projects and pointing out future improvement strategies.

  • SALVÀ MATAS, CATALINA: La memòria d'un paisatge gravat. Les pedreres de marès, empremta territorial del paisatge identitari de Mallorca
    Author: SALVÀ MATAS, CATALINA
    Thesis link: http://hdl.handle.net/10803/671878
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN URBANISM
    Department: Department of Urbanism and Regional Planning (UOT)
    Mode: Normal
    Reading date: 18/02/2021
    Thesis director: LLOP TORNE, CARLOS JUAN | GOULA, MARIA

    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: SABATE BEL, JOAQUIN
         SECRETARI: SPANOU, IOANNA
         VOCAL: SARDÀ FERRAN, JORDI
         VOCAL: ALOMAR GARAU, GABRIEL
         VOCAL NO PRESENCIAL: LABASTIDA JUAN, MARTA
    Thesis abstract: This research aims to be the manifesto of one of the most widespread landscapes on the island of Mallorca: the marès quarries, and proposes to understand these spaces as part of its landscape, as an essential part of its territory and as defining elements of its identity and memory. The marès quarries are a quarrytype that could be almost declared native of this island. Its name comes from the extracted material, marès, a rock present in much of its territory that has been used to make most of the buildings found there. The materialization of these quarries is evidenced by voids built by extracting the stone, places with spectacular spatial conditions. Talking about quarries is not only about the excavations produced but also about their environment, the landscape, and how they contribute to the formation of the identity, image and memory of the territory. This thesis is part of this theme.The defended hypothesis is that the marès quarries are shapers of the identity of Mallorca, especially as essential components of its landscape although, at present, these are predestined to their disappearance once the activity of the stone extraction finishes, because of the application of restoration plans that erase, filling the excavated space, the quarries of the landscape. The severing of the prejudices that are associated with the marès quarries, understood as pure extractive activities, will be essential to establish a renewed look towards them that, at the same time, will allow them to be considered as valuable landscapes. It is wanted to prove the existence of a territorial link between the marès quarries and the territory, proposing it as a new concept of insular extension and new reading form of this landscape. This link is foreshadowed as the territorial organization of the marès quarries, intuiting the existence of landscape patterns in their morphology. The final goal of the research is to find the values that distinguish them from other quarries, which will be understood by their identity, and that will establish the possible patterns for their conservation and future management.The research aims to set the knowledge around these quarries, collecting and compiling all those that exist today and those that have existed in the past. The elaboration of a Quarry Archive will be one of the transversal contributions of the research and will aim to become the reference document about them. Based on the hypothesis that landscape research is necessarily based on its representation, it is approached from its total complexity, understanding complexity as the accumulation, superposition and relationship of multiple data from different origins. The registration and documentation of the landscape necessarily involves the generation of images: cartographies of quarries never before drawn, thus being one of the main contributions of the thesis.The structure of the thesis tries to reproduce all the readings made towards the case study. For this reason a progressive reading of the thesis is proposed, reconstructing the process of generation of the change of the way of looking towards the marès quarries, understood first like places, like isolated spaces to which its memory and the readings are incorporated, to end up comprehending them as landscape, as a part of the identity of the territory of the island. The trinomial PLACES ¿ MEMORY ¿ LANDSCAPE is formed by the three concepts that define the title of the three chapters that constitute the theoretical body of research and that at the same time can be understood as three different perspectives of the mares quarries. These three chapters lead to the generation of the Quarry Archive, which integrates the Quarry Database and Cartography, essential documents for the historical, territorial and landscape understanding of the marès quarries.

Last update: 16/10/2021 05:11:51.

Theses related publications

AUTHOR:ORDUÑA GIRÓ, PAULA
Title:Suelo rural metropolitano: Estudios, planes y proyectos en tres regiones del Sur de Europa
Reading date:15/07/2020
Director:SABATE BEL, JOAQUIN
Co-director:PESOA MARCILLA, MELISA
Mention:Mention de Doctor Internacional
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Orduña, P. (2020). Suelo rural metropolitano: Estudios, planes y proyectos en tres regiones del Sur de Europa.

AUTHOR:NAVAS LORENZO, FRANCISCO
Title:Regularitats vs. Irregularitats: L¿urbanisme de les transicions a l¿Eixample Cerdà
Reading date:20/11/2018
Director:ROCA BLANCH, ESTANISLAO
Mention:No
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Navas, F. (2018). La deconstrucción de la manzana.

Navas, F. (2018). Urban Recycling. Changing the sites. Retihinking the identities.

Navas, F.; Solé, N. (2018). Barcelona 1888 : Exposició Universal : L'urbanisme dels esdeveniments temporals.

(2018). Caminando la ciudad: Barcelona como experiencia urbana.

Botton y Halfon, J.M. de; Miralles, N.; Gutiérrez, A.; Ros, E.; Julià Hierro, M.; Solaguren-beascoa, F.; Crosas, C.; Sagarra, F.; Daumal, F.; Muros-Alcojor, A.; Navas, F.; Avellaneda, J.; Plaisance, A.; Hubert, T.; Terrisse, A.; Prat, J.; Jordá, V. (2018). Miradas transversales: Les Menuires Rehab.

Navas, F. (2018). Meridiana-Glòries : In weiter ferne, so nah!.

Navas, F.; Rubert, M. (2018). Mediterranean cities.

Navas, F. (2018). Regularitats vs. Irregularitats: L?urbanisme de les transicions a l?Eixample Cerdà.

AUTHOR:CLÚA UCEDA, ÁLVARO
Title:LA CONDICIÓN INTERSTICIAL EN LOS PROYECTOS DE ARTICULACIÓN URBANA. Del Slussen al Estocolmo de Tage William-Olsson en cuatro tiempos.
Reading date:04/12/2017
Director:PARCERISA BUNDO, JOSEP
Mention:Mention de Doctor Internacional
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Bellmunt, J.; Crosas, C.; Clua, A. (2018). Facility landscapes.

Clua, A. (2017). La condición intersticial en los proyectos de articulación urbana : del Slussen al Estocolmo de Tage William-Olsson en cuatro tiempos.

Jiménez Bernal, Tamara (2018). Compatibilidad de intereses. Coexistencia de la movilidad diversa en el centro histórico de Barcelona.

Clua, A. (2017). Learning from Slussen: place, idea and process in the transformation of central urban interstices.

AUTHOR:AQUILUÉ JUNYENT, INÉS
Title:El urbanismo de la seguridad frente a la complejidad urbana. Morfologías contemporáneas del miedo y el asedio. Incertidumbre y cambio en Bijlmermeer (Amsterdam), Dobrinja (Sarajevo) y el Distrito Central de Beirut.
Reading date:24/04/2017
Director:ROCA BLANCH, ESTANISLAO
Co-director:RUIZ SÁNCHEZ, JAVIER
Mention:Mention de Doctor Internacional
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Aquilue, I.; Roca, E. (2017). Walking the city.

Bertin, M.; Aquilue, I.; Ruiz, J. (2017). Per una concezione immanente della catastrofe : verso un’ermeneutica dell’emergenza.

Roca, E.; Aquilue, I.; Gomes, Renata (2017). Caminar la ciudad: Barcelona como experiencia de innovación docente.

Aquilue, I. (2017). El urbanismo de la seguridad frente a la complejidad urbana. Morfologías contemporáneas del miedo y el asedio. Incertidumbre y cambio en Bijlmermeer (Amsterdam), Dobrinja (Sarajevo) y el Distrito Central de Beirut..

Gomes, Renata; Aquilue, I.; Roca, E. (2017). Cuerpo, espacio y el dibujo arquitectónico. (JCR Impact Factor-2017: 0.218; Quartil: Q2)

Aquilue, I.; Ardura, Á. (2017). La renovación urbana de Bijlmermeer: el fracaso de la superestructura moderna y la vuelta a la escala pequeña.

Ruiz, J.; Aquilue, I.; Bertin, M. (2017). Forma urbana, vulnerabilidad e incertidumbre : la complejidad de la forma urbana en relación con la catástrofe.

Aquilue, I.; Roca, E.; Ruiz, J. (2017). Topological analysis of contemporary morphologies under conflict: the urban tansformation of Dobrinja in Sarajevo.

AUTHOR:CALDERÓN ESTEBAN, ARTURO
Title:TERRITORIOS SIMULTÁNEOS. FORMAS DE TERRITORIALIZACIÓN DE LA SABANA DE BOGOTÁ.
Reading date:28/10/2016
Director:LLOP TORNE, CARLOS JUAN
Mention:No
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Calderon, A.; Carrasco, Marta.; Font, A.; Kourkoutas, K.; Llop, C.; Maristany, L.; Mas, S. (2016). Ciudades, territorios metropolitanos y regiones urbanas eficientes.

Calderon, A. (2016). Territorios simultáneos : formas de territorialización de la sabana de Sabana de Bogotá.

AUTHOR:PESOA MARCILLA, MELISA
Title:UNA CIUDAD PARA LA PAMPA La construcción del territorio en la Provincia de Buenos Aires (1810-1916)
Reading date:27/06/2016
Director:SABATE BEL, JOAQUIN
Co-director:ALIATA, FERNANDO
Mention:Mention de Doctor Internacional
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Pesoa, M. (2016). Paisajes culturales: entre historia, geografía y proyecto.

Roca, E.; Bellera, L.; Baena, P.; Smirnova, A.; Pérez, R.; Pesoa, M.; Marti, M.; Galindo, J.; Masnou, M. (2016). Infrastructural Nature.

Pesoa, M. (2016). Una ciudad para la pampa : la construcción del territorio en la Provincia de Buenos Aires (1810-1916).

Roca, E.; Marti, M.; Pesoa, M. (2016). Contemporary urbanisation in China: an overview and the project for Shanghai. (JCR Impact Factor-2016: 0.0; Quartil: )

Pesoa, M. (2016). A pele do sobreiro: resenha do livro: GARCÍA PEREDA, Ignacio. “Diccionario ilustrado del corcho”. Lisboa: Euronatura; Aranjuez: Doce Calles, 2015.. (JCR Impact Factor-2016: 1.4; Quartil: )

Sabate, J.; Pesoa, M. (2016). Consideraciones sobre las "buenas medidas" y la composición de los crecimientos residenciales en las ciudades intermedias españolas (1980 - 2010). (JCR Impact Factor-2016: 0.0; Quartil: )

Pesoa, M. (2016). Construyendo una historia del territorio: aproximaciones transescalares a la provincia de Buenos Aires. (JCR Impact Factor-2016: 0.0; Quartil: )

Orduña, P.; Pesoa, M.; Wu, H. (2016). Intercambios sobre la noción de paisaje cultural: la experiencia en la ciudad de Daxu [Jianghua County, Hunan] China. (JCR Impact Factor-2016: 2.5; Quartil: )

Sabate, J.; Pesoa, M.; Novick, A. (2016). Algunos retos en la representación del territorio: el dibujo como instrumento interpretativo, narrativo y de proyecto. (JCR Impact Factor-2016: 0.0; Quartil: )

Pesoa, M.; Sabate, J. (2016). La Plata y la construcción de un país, del papel a la realidad.

Research projects

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01/07/202031/10/2021Assessorament Plans Basics Municipals (PBM) municipis de Riotorto (Lugo) i Porqueira (Ourense), amb valors patrimonials i paisatgístics.GONZALEZ-CEBRIAN TELLO JOSE
01/06/202031/05/2022Herramienta de planificación espacial y urbana extrema para episodios de olas de calor e inundaciones repentinas. Construyendo la resiliencia para ciudades y regionesAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
16/12/201930/06/2020Estudi urbanístic i proposta d’ordenació preliminar per la Móra-Tamarit, Tarragona.ASSOCIACIO DE VEINS LA MORA-TAMARIT
25/11/201929/02/2020Avaluar l'impacte urbanística de la implantació d'un nou espai cultural al Port de Barcelona i consideracions respecte localitzacions alternatives.Ajuntament de Barcelona
04/11/201930/11/2019Informe urbanístic cap Raval Nord C.Ferlandina,10Ajuntament de Barcelona
23/10/201928/02/2020Contrato de apoyo técnico para la realización de la valoración actualizada del inmueble situado en una finca calificada de equipamiento 7@1 en el “Plan especial de ordenación y Concreción de usos delHEVF DIAGONAL 177 SLU
01/09/201912/08/2017Eko-DistrictSwedish Research Council for Sustainable Development
22/07/201922/06/2020Anteproyecto de urbanización de las calles Mitre y Allayme, como así también la realización de su trazado de prolongación entre la calle Mathus Hoyos y General Paz/Autopista San Juan – MendozaUNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE CUYO
22/07/201922/06/2020Realización Plan Previsión de Vías en las Municipalidades de Maipú, Guaymallén, Ciudad de Mendoza, Godoy Cruz,Las Heras y Luján de Cuyo.UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE CUYO
01/03/201930/11/2019Barcelona Ecotech-mobility house: taller de projectes arquitectònics i urbanisme sobre el futur de la Seat-Mobility house a la Barcelona Metropolitana”.FUNDACIO C INNOVACIO I TEC CIT UPC
01/03/201928/02/2020CCD 2019-A003 Enfortiment de capacitats agroproductivas de comunitats rurals a Cochabamba i rehabilitació sostenible funcional del canal de reg Pirigallo i el seu entorn. Pla participatiu de desenvolupament integral amb la UMSS i la coop. de dones indigènes constructores.Centre de Cooperació per al Desenvolupament , UPC
01/03/201928/02/2020Projecte d’enfortiment de la comunitat refugiada a l’assentament informal situat a l’exterior del centre de detenció de Moria a través d’una millora i adequació de les infraestructures existents.Centre de Cooperació per al Desenvolupament , UPC
01/03/201928/02/2020Adequació vehicle-clínica a les comunitats rurals de SenegalCentre de Cooperació per al Desenvolupament , UPC
07/01/201930/06/2019Estudi de propostes al litoral d'acord amb la delimitació de la ZMT(Zona Marítim Terrestre)BARCELONA REG. A.M.D.U.I., S.A.
01/01/201931/12/2021Indicadores socio-espaciales para la mejora del parque habitacional en zonas vulnerables. Criterios de actuación en los casos de las Áreas Metropolitanas de Barcelona y BilbaoAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
21/09/201812/03/2019Comissariat exposició itinerant/'Barcelona, Parc i Jardí/'INSTITUT MUNICIPAL PARCS I JARDINS
20/09/201831/12/2019Estudi participatiu per a intervencions estratègiques a GD al sistema d’EC”Ajuntament de Barcelona
01/09/201812/08/2017Betydelsen av lokalt engagemang för ökad produktion av småskalig hushållsnära soelEnergimyndiheten
01/05/201812/08/2017Långtidsstudie av planeringsfaktorers betydelse för fotgängareTrafikverket
01/04/201812/08/2017Cloudberry DatacentersSwedish Energy Agency
22/03/201821/03/2020Estudis urbanístics i directrius bàsiques de ordenació per la intensificació urbana de nous nodes metropolitans marc PDU Metropolità.Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona
01/03/201828/02/2019CCD 2018-O031 Proyecto de fortalecimiento de la comunidad refugiada en el asentamiento informal situado en el exterior del Centro de Detención de Moria, mejora y adecuación de las infrastructures.Centre de Cooperació per al Desenvolupament , UPC
01/03/201828/02/2019CCD 2018-U018 Estudi participatiu per a intervencions estratègiques al barri G. Dimitrov per a la millora del sistema/xarxa d'espais col·lectiusAjuntament de Barcelona; Centre de Cooperació per al Desenvolupament , UPC
28/02/201831/05/2019Assessorament en el desenvolupament del Sector Centre Can Godanya vell i del Sector Centre-Can Francí.AJUNTAMENT DE LLIÇA DE MUNT
16/02/201820/06/2018Delimitació de les zones aptas per a la comercializació d´estades turístiques en habitatges (ETH) al municipio de Palma. Proposta inicial de delimitació provisional. Fase IVAjuntament de Palma
01/01/201831/12/2020La revolución del entorno cotidiano obrero y popular: vivienda y espacio urbano en el distrito de Nou Barris de Barcelona, 1950-1975AGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
15/10/201714/10/2020Integrative Multidisciplinary People-centered Architectural Qualification & TrainingEuropean Commission
01/10/201731/03/2019Nuevas técnicas de recuperación de una calidad urbana eficiente en las áreas residenciales de las metrópolis europeasAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
20/09/201731/12/2018Asesoramiento en calidad de miembro del/'Comitato scientifico per la redazione del Piano urbano della Mobilità sostenibile del territorio metropolitano bolognese (PUMS METR-BO)CITTÀ METROPOLITANA DI BOLOGNA
26/06/201731/12/2017Conveni entre la UPC i l'empresa TQ TECNOL S.A.U per regular un patrocini per la Workshop internacional Architectural Innovation-Inverted UrbanismT. Q. TECNOL SA
02/05/201730/06/2018Co-redacción del documento técnico urbanístico/'Ideas generales para la estructuración arterial del área metropolitana de Mendoza/'UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE CUYO
29/03/201711/05/2017Ponència/'Fer ciutat a través dels mercats/' el 31 de març de 2017INSTITUT DE CULTURA DE BARCELONA
30/12/201629/12/2020Gamificación para la enseñanza del diseño urbano y la integración en ella de la participación ciudadana 3.0MIN DE ECONOMIA Y COMPETITIVIDAD
30/12/201631/12/2020Observatorio de Espacios Escénicos: Cartografía teatral: EspañaMIN DE ECONOMIA Y COMPETITIVIDAD
11/12/201631/12/2016Els teixits residencials de la ciutat compacta: treball de camp i anàlisi de llicències dins la taula temàtica sobre teixits residencials d'alineació en el marc del PDUÀrea Metropolitana de Barcelona
07/11/201631/01/2017Redacció del treball/'Evolució dels teixits residencials d'alineació a l'AMB en el període 1976-2016/' dins la taula temàtica sobre teixits residencials d'alineació en el marc del procés del PDU.Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona
20/09/201631/12/2016Redacció i presentació del treball condicions urbanístiques dels polígons d'habitatge dins de les taules temàtica sobre el creixement en blocs en el marc del PDU.Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona
22/06/201631/12/2016Comissariat de l'exposició/'Mercat i Ciutat: memòria del Born/'INSTITUT DE CULTURA DE BARCELONA
30/05/201629/07/2016Redacció i presentació del treball condicions urbanístiques dels polígons d'habitatge dins de les taules temàtica sobre el creixement en blocs en el marc del PDU. Ciutat de blocs. Afegir, Fragmentar, Dissoldre.Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona
29/04/201630/09/2017Coordinació del cicle de debats i redacció del document de directrius sobre centralitats al PDU metropolità - AMBÀrea Metropolitana de Barcelona
01/01/201631/12/2019La isla de calor urbana: Efectos en el cambio climático y modelado para estrategias de planeamiento territorial y urbano. Aplicación a la región metropolitana de BarcelonaMIN DE ECONOMIA Y COMPETITIVIDAD
02/11/201531/12/2016Anàlisi i elaboració de propostes per a la integració de Can Malé a la trama urbana: millora d'accesibilitat viària i adeqüació funcional dels edificisAJUNTAMENT DE LLIÇA DE MUNT
01/09/201531/08/2017Integrated urban design E-studio for XXIst century sustainable metropolitan regionLifelong Learning Programme of the European Union
08/07/201531/12/2015Planning of a mini microcity: a smart vehicle changing stationVOLKSWAGEN AG
30/06/201530/11/2016Contract of international student urban design competition for Shanghai Railway Station areaSHANGHAI INTERNAT.TENDERING CO.LTD
08/06/201512/08/2017URVA_MEDD. Urban Resilience & Versatile Architecture through Metabolic and Enhanced Distributive DesignSecretaría Nacional de Educación Superior, Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación
01/05/201531/12/2015Consultation urbaine et territoriale pour le projet Métropolitain Aix-Marseille-ProvenceMission interministérielle pour le projet métropolitain Aix-Marseille-Provence. Ministère de l’Intérieur. França.
01/02/201531/12/2015Implicació amb el territori dels projectes desenvolupats en el Màster Universitari en ArquitecturaAgència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca (Agaur)
27/01/201531/03/2015Tasques de redactor d'un article a l'obra Homenatge a la RepúblicaARA LLIBRES, Sccl

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Research projects

START DATEEND DATEACTIVITYFINANCING ENTITY
01/07/202031/10/2021Assessorament Plans Basics Municipals (PBM) municipis de Riotorto (Lugo) i Porqueira (Ourense), amb valors patrimonials i paisatgístics.GONZALEZ-CEBRIAN TELLO JOSE
01/06/202031/05/2022Herramienta de planificación espacial y urbana extrema para episodios de olas de calor e inundaciones repentinas. Construyendo la resiliencia para ciudades y regionesAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
16/12/201930/06/2020Estudi urbanístic i proposta d’ordenació preliminar per la Móra-Tamarit, Tarragona.ASSOCIACIO DE VEINS LA MORA-TAMARIT
25/11/201929/02/2020Avaluar l'impacte urbanística de la implantació d'un nou espai cultural al Port de Barcelona i consideracions respecte localitzacions alternatives.Ajuntament de Barcelona
04/11/201930/11/2019Informe urbanístic cap Raval Nord C.Ferlandina,10Ajuntament de Barcelona
23/10/201928/02/2020Contrato de apoyo técnico para la realización de la valoración actualizada del inmueble situado en una finca calificada de equipamiento 7@1 en el “Plan especial de ordenación y Concreción de usos delHEVF DIAGONAL 177 SLU
01/09/201912/08/2017Eko-DistrictSwedish Research Council for Sustainable Development
22/07/201922/06/2020Anteproyecto de urbanización de las calles Mitre y Allayme, como así también la realización de su trazado de prolongación entre la calle Mathus Hoyos y General Paz/Autopista San Juan – MendozaUNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE CUYO
22/07/201922/06/2020Realización Plan Previsión de Vías en las Municipalidades de Maipú, Guaymallén, Ciudad de Mendoza, Godoy Cruz,Las Heras y Luján de Cuyo.UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE CUYO
01/03/201930/11/2019Barcelona Ecotech-mobility house: taller de projectes arquitectònics i urbanisme sobre el futur de la Seat-Mobility house a la Barcelona Metropolitana”.FUNDACIO C INNOVACIO I TEC CIT UPC
01/03/201928/02/2020CCD 2019-A003 Enfortiment de capacitats agroproductivas de comunitats rurals a Cochabamba i rehabilitació sostenible funcional del canal de reg Pirigallo i el seu entorn. Pla participatiu de desenvolupament integral amb la UMSS i la coop. de dones indigènes constructores.Centre de Cooperació per al Desenvolupament , UPC
01/03/201928/02/2020Projecte d’enfortiment de la comunitat refugiada a l’assentament informal situat a l’exterior del centre de detenció de Moria a través d’una millora i adequació de les infraestructures existents.Centre de Cooperació per al Desenvolupament , UPC
01/03/201928/02/2020Adequació vehicle-clínica a les comunitats rurals de SenegalCentre de Cooperació per al Desenvolupament , UPC
07/01/201930/06/2019Estudi de propostes al litoral d'acord amb la delimitació de la ZMT(Zona Marítim Terrestre)BARCELONA REG. A.M.D.U.I., S.A.
01/01/201931/12/2021Indicadores socio-espaciales para la mejora del parque habitacional en zonas vulnerables. Criterios de actuación en los casos de las Áreas Metropolitanas de Barcelona y BilbaoAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
21/09/201812/03/2019Comissariat exposició itinerant/'Barcelona, Parc i Jardí/'INSTITUT MUNICIPAL PARCS I JARDINS
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The Validation, Monitoring, Modification and Accreditation Framework (VSMA Framework) for official degrees ties the quality assurance processes (validation, monitoring, modification and accreditation) carried out over the lifetime of a course to two objectives—the goal of establishing coherent links between these processes, and that of achieving greater efficiency in their management—all with the overarching aim of improving programmes.

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Accreditation

Modification

Registry of Universities, Centers and Degrees (RUCT)

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