Informações sobre o curso
This course teached the basics of urban planning in Africa through technical, environmental, social and economical dimensions. It focuses on African cities only. Although, they exemplify well cities in the Global South, and potentially all cities, we will make the African context highly topical. The course is provided by the Urban and Regional community at the Swiss Federal Insitute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL). More information can be found here https://ceat.epfl.ch/...
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Intermediate Level

Nível intermediário

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Approx. 29 hours to complete

Sugerido: 5-6 hours/week...
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cursos 100% online

Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.
Calendar

Prazos flexíveis

Redefinir os prazos de acordo com sua programação.
Intermediate Level

Nível intermediário

Clock

Approx. 29 hours to complete

Sugerido: 5-6 hours/week...
Comment Dots

English

Legendas: English, French, Portuguese (European)...

Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

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4 horas para concluir

Introduction to African Cities and Urban Planning (Part I)

The state of urbanized zones. What are the big issues and challenges? A first approach to urban planning....
Reading
7 vídeos (Total de 68 min), 5 leituras, 1 teste
Video7 videos
Urbanization in Africa (Part 1)13min
Urbanization in Africa (Part 2)6min
African Cities (Part 1)8min
African Cities (Part 2)10min
What is Urban Planning (Part 1)11min
What is Urban Planning (Part 2)12min
Reading5 leituras
On the programme this week1min
State of African Cities (Urban Transition)min
Bibliography10min
Compulsory reading45min
Compulsory reading30min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Video Quiz #120min
Week
2
Clock
4 horas para concluir

Introduction to African Cities and Urban Planning (Part 2)

Following the first week, we will continue to explore African cities by their issues, the challenges they represent, and the urban models which they are issued....
Reading
5 vídeos (Total de 54 min), 3 leituras, 2 testes
Video5 videos
Issues and Challenges (Part 2)13min
Which Model For Which City? (Part 1)11min
Which Model for Which City? (Part 2)13min
The Forms of Urbanization4min
Reading3 leituras
Weekly programme10min
Compulsory reading30min
Compulsory reading10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Video Quiz #216min
Week
3
Clock
3 horas para concluir

Urban Themes

Urban planning relies on tools in order to organize transportation, amenities, spaces, and housing. The result is a channeling of urban forms. ...
Reading
5 vídeos (Total de 48 min), 4 leituras, 1 teste
Video5 videos
Sustainable Urban Development10min
Climate Change12min
Urban Environment4min
Transportation and Mobility10min
Reading4 leituras
Weekly programme10min
Compulsory reading on global cities25min
Compulsory reading on climate change20min
Compulsory reading on mobility45min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Video Quiz #326min
Week
4
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3 horas para concluir

Urban Functions

Here we will learn to establish subdivisions step by step....
Reading
4 vídeos (Total de 61 min), 3 leituras, 1 teste
Video4 videos
Land Issues8min
Public Spaces12min
Habitat18min
Reading3 leituras
Weekly programme10min
Compulsory readingmin
Compulsory reading30min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Video Quiz #420min

Instrutores

Jérôme Chenal

Dr
Faculté de l'Environnement Naturel, Architectural et Construit - ENAC

Rémi Jaligot

Mr
School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Sobre École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Perguntas Frequentes – FAQ

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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