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    Certificado de Participación: «MADRID, History, Architecture and Urban Planning: A smart and sustainable city? (2.ª ed)»

    Certificado de Participación: «MADRID, History, Architecture and Urban Planning: A smart and sustainable city? (2.ª ed)»

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    Se consigue cuando el alumno ha superado, al menos, un promedio del 75% de los módulos del curso. Este promedio se calcula dividiendo la suma del % obtenido en cada uno de los módulos, entre el número de módulos del curso. Reconoce la participación del alumno en el mismo. El certificado puede descargarse como un diploma en formato PDF y como un badge, que además, se muestra en la plataforma y puede exportarse a "Mozilla Open”

    Description

    Knowing the city of Madrid and its history through the analysis of the most emblematic buildings and public spaces is the main purpose of this course. Concepts of "sustainability" or "smart cities" will also be related to it. Through this knowledge, you will be able to appreciate differences and similarities with own town. This will be the starting point of a critial approach and discussion about the future of cities.

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    Certificado de Superación: «MADRID, History, Architecture and Urban Planning: A smart and sustainable city? (2.ªed)»

    Certificado de Superación: «MADRID, History, Architecture and Urban Planning: A smart and sustainable city? (2.ªed)»

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    How do I get it?

    Podrán obtener este certificado, previo pago de su coste, aquellos inscritos que lo soliciten y que hayan logrado el 100% de todos y cada uno de los módulos del curso. Se obtendrá el 100% de cada módulo cuando el usuario haya completado el 100% de las actividades obligatorias incluidas en el mismo.Este certificado reconoce la superación, con éxito, del curso. Puede descargarse como un diploma en formato PDF y como un badge, que además, se muestra en la plataforma y puede exportarse a "Mozilla Open Badges". El coste del certificado de superación de este curso es de 40 € (impuestos incluidos).

    Description

    Knowing the city of Madrid and its history through the analysis of the most emblematic buildings and public spaces is the main purpose of this course. Concepts of "sustainability" or "smart cities" will also be related to it. Through this knowledge, you will be able to appreciate differences and similarities with own town. This will be the starting point of a critial approach and discussion about the future of cities.

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The aim of this course is to understand the development and the urban evolution of the city of Madrid, consideration given to historical, economic, social and environmental aspects as well as architecture and urban design. In the scope of the course you will find:

1. Introduction: Madrid, from its origins to the 18th Century.

2. Madrid in 19th Century: Consequences of “Desamortización” Law in Madrid.

3. Madrid in 19th Century: Transformations and Expansion Plan of the city.

4. Urban transformations between late 19th and early 20th Centuries: “Gran Vía” Street, “Ciudad Lineal” and “Ciudad Universitaria” areas.

5. Madrid in the 20th Century: Planning the city as a Metropolis.

6. Madrid in the 21st Century: A smart and sustainable city.

 

© Pilar Cristina Izquierdo Gracia, María Aurora Flórez de la Colina, Mercedes Valiente  López. El material de este curso se ofrece con licencia Creative Commons 4.0 BY-NC-SA. Reconocimiento – No Comercial – Compartir Igual

 

Introductory level: The subject is addressed to all students. There is no previous knowledge required. It is recommended having a medium level of knowledge of English language (B1 - as in "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages"), which means to have both reading comprehension and writing skills. It will be required to read and understand texts, to see and listen to videos, and to pass written assignments or exams (tests).

List of modules

Unit 0. Presentation Unit 0. Presentation

Start date: 10/16/17 12:00 AM

End date: 12/31/99 1:00 AM

Unit 1. Introduction: Madrid, from its origins to the 18th Century Unit 1. Introduction: Madrid, from its origins to the 18th Century

Start date: 10/16/17 12:00 AM

End date: 12/31/99 1:00 AM

Unit 2. Madrid in 19th Century: Consequences of Unit 2. Madrid in 19th Century: Consequences of "Desamortización" Law in M.

Start date: 10/23/17 12:00 AM

End date: 12/31/99 1:00 AM

Unit 3. Madrid in 19th Century: Transformations and Expansion Plan. Unit 3. Madrid in 19th Century: Transformations and Expansion Plan.

Start date: 10/30/17 12:00 AM

End date: 12/31/99 1:00 AM

Unit 4. Urban transformations between late 19th and early 20th Centuries. Unit 4. Urban transformations between late 19th and early 20th Centuries.

Start date: 11/6/17 12:00 AM

End date: 12/31/99 1:00 AM

Unit 5. Madrid in the 20th Century: Planning the city as a Metropolis. Unit 5. Madrid in the 20th Century: Planning the city as a Metropolis.

Start date: 11/13/17 12:00 AM

End date: 12/31/99 1:00 AM

Unit 6. Madrid in the 21st Century: A smart and sustainable city. Unit 6. Madrid in the 21st Century: A smart and sustainable city.

Start date: 11/20/17 12:00 AM

End date: 12/31/99 1:00 AM

Unit 7:  Changing knowledge and the city shape (1) Unit 7: Changing knowledge and the city shape (1)

Start date: 11/27/17 12:00 AM

End date: 12/31/99 1:00 AM

Unit 8: Changing knowledge and the city shape (2) Unit 8: Changing knowledge and the city shape (2)

Start date: 12/4/17 12:00 AM

End date: 12/31/99 1:00 AM