Sustainable Urban Development
- Familiarize students with the most relevant challenges that metropolitan regions are facing.
- Familiarize students with examples if sustainable, metropolitan interventions and solutions.
- Discuss actual approaches to dealing with the global challenges.
- Develop basic skills of critical reflection on and engagement in the sustainable cities debate.
- Name and explain the most relevant challenges urban areas face today.
- Explain and use critical approaches to sustainable cities debates.
- Name and explain the global changes cities face today: urban growth, climate changes, socio-economic changes, resource shortage.
- Explain and critically reflect on the actual and possible sustainable solutions for these challenges.
- Explain and use the interdisciplinary approach to the global challenges;
- Explain the interconnections between different challenges and urban policies managing them.
- Critically describe different cases of resource misusage.
- Create innovative solutions for one’s own living environment.
- Introduction to Sustainable Urban DevelopmentKey Challenges contemporary Cities face Urban Services, Infrastructures and Transport Natural Resources and Urban Living Policy and Governance
- Urban Growth and ChangesUrban Growth and Challenges it causes Socio-Economic Change and Challenges it causes Climate Change and Challenges it causes Resource Shortage and Challenges it causes Digitization, its current and future Consequences
- Interdisciplinary Approach and Case-StudySynthesis of the sustainable Approaches learnt Integration of different Approaches by Urban Design Case Studies
- Class presentationsOral presentation presupposes mini-research project conducted individually by the student. The results are being presented during the class in front of the group. The presentation is followed by questions and remarks from the audience. TIme limits: 10 min for presentation, 5 min for questions.
- Dan Lin. (2019). Urban Growth-Oriented Green Accumulation: Ecological Conservation Planning in the Shenzhen DaPeng Peninsula in Southern China. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.571B0426
- Dubman, R. (2019). The Digital Governance of Data-driven Smart Cities: Sustainable Urban Development, Big Data Management, and the Cognitive Internet of Things. Geopolitics, History & International Relations, 11(2), 34–40. https://doi.org/10.22381/GHIR11220195
- Georg M. Eichler, & Erich J. Schwarz. (2019). What Sustainable Development Goals Do Social Innovations Address? A Systematic Review and Content Analysis of Social Innovation Literature. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.F879E2B0
- The social responsibility of international business: From ethics and the environment to CSR and sustainable development. (2016). Journal of World Business, 51(1), 23–34. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jwb.2015.08.010
- KIM, A., BANSAL, P., & HAUGH, H. (2019). No Time Like the Present: How a Present Time Perspective Can Foster Sustainable Development. Academy of Management Journal, 62(2), 607–634. https://doi.org/10.5465/amj.2015.1295
- S. Bobylev N., & С. Бобылев Н. (2017). Устойчивое развитие в интересах будущих поколений: экономические приоритеты // Sustainable Development for Future Generations: Economic Priorities. Мир Новой Экономики // The World of New Economy, (3), 90. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsrep&AN=edsrep.a.scn.wnewec.y2017i3p90.96
- The Role of Public Administration in Sustainable Urban Development: Evidence from Italy. (2019). Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.EC057B55