This publication addresses the study of the public space: its importance and relevance in the city, the various elements comprising it and the social, functional and perceptive possibilities it offers.
This work compiles the Urban Planning 2 teaching material for the academic year 2013-2014. It includes the course´s syllabus, theoretical background and graphic documentation used as supporting material for the theoretical and practical lessons, as well as for the students’ engagement with the course topics.
The methodology employed throughout the course combines the use of new technologies and the classical —still applicable— theories suggested by the most relevant experts in the field.
Urban Planning 2 belongs to the Urban Planning and Land Management Department at the University of Alicante and is offered during the first semester of the third year of the Degree in Architecture.