Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino
Academic Year 2012/13
Strategic environmental assessment
1st degree and Bachelor-level of the Bologna process in Territorial, Urban, Environmental And Landscape Planning - Torino
Teacher Status SSD Les Ex Lab Tut Years teaching
Brunetta Grazia ORARIO RICEVIMENTO O2 ICAR/21 48 12 0 0 10
SSD CFU Activities Area context
ICAR/20 6 B - Caratterizzanti Architettura e ingegneria
Subject fundamentals
The course focuses on the analysis of principles and methods to be used to elaborate interpretative frames of the environmental implications of territorial dynamics, to evaluate the effects of plans, programmes and strategic projects on the environment quality, and to support the construction of planning decisions and of transformation processes management. The course is held in the second semester of the third year.
Expected learning outcomes
- Knowledge of methods and tools necessary to evaluate in a critical way the processes of anthropization and of urban and territorial development.
- Ability to use theories and models for strategic environmental assessment.
Prerequisites / Assumed knowledge
Ability to analyse environmental, territorial and landscape features.
The course consists of lectures, case study analysis and an exercise on a case study.
The programme will discuss the theoretical, methodological and operational aspects of the strategic environmental assessment in territorial government. The aim is to provide specific knowledge of appropriate conceptual and operational interactions between the evaluation process and territorial transformation at the different levels of government. Concerning the evaluation procedures of projects, programmes, plans recently adopted by the European Union and Italian Regions will be analysed the evaluation tools and approaches.
The course will deal with the following three thematic topics:
1. strategic environmental assessment in the territorial government;
2. the environmental assessment procedures;
3. analysis of case studies prospects for innovation in the territorial planning process.
Delivery modes
The theoretical frame of strategic environmental assessment applied to a case study (project, plan, programme).

Programma definitivo per l'A.A.2012/13

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