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Politecnico di Torino
Academic Year 2007/08
03CJWEO
Urban sociology
1st degree and Bachelor-level of the Bologna process in Architecture Sciences - Torino
Teacher Status SSD Les Ex Lab Tut Years teaching
Forni Elisabetta ORARIO RICEVIMENTO     40 0 0 0 9
SSD CFU Activities Area context
SPS/07 4 C - Affini o integrative Cultura scientifica, umanistica, giuridica, economica, socio-politica
Syllabus
We'll analyze some of the main urban changes taking place in contemporary society. First of all, the correlation industrialization-urbanization and the shift from the so called 'industrial'city' to metropolitan systems. Social effects of the urban sprawl. The loss of public spaces and their privatization. The militarization of the cities. Social and etical responsabilities of architects and planners in the new design of cities like fortresses. Participatory planning: children as indicators of urban well-being and as planners.

Programma definitivo per l'A.A.2006/07
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