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Urbanism

The “Urbanism” series is dedicated to urban planning and architecture. Its experts talk about cities’ history, development and postwar reconstruction

Experts: Anna Kyrychenko, Han van de Wetering, Maksym Kotsiuba, +13

"Urbanism" is an educational series dedicated to urban planning and architecture. In its episodes, experts talk about how cities appeared and developed, what is needed to make them safe and comfortable, and what the post-war reconstruction of Ukraine might look like.

 

Among the topics covered by the series: the study of cities and responsible citizenship, post-war reconstruction and the formation of public spaces, inclusiveness and innovative construction projects. Ukrainian specialists in urban planning and technologies, transport and landscape architecture, ecology and cartography share their knowledge. You can also listen to lectures by world-renowned urbanists and architects.

 

The series is available to everyone: both those who consider urban planning as a future profession or studying related specialities and those who don’t yet know anything about it. The speakers of the course explain how cities function and how they can be improved — this is knowledge necessary for all responsible citizens.


This educational series was created at the initiative of the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine for the Diia.Education platform with the support of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) as part of the "Urbanism" educational course in the framework of UNITY (Mriemo ta diemo) program, implemented by IREX in partnership with the NGO STEM is FEM.

Format:
Education series
EKTS:
0.2
Languages:
Ukrainian, English
Topic:
Urbanism
For:
for young people, for active citizens
Skills:

HARD: Contextual analysis of urban processes, Design and construction of urban facilities, Analysis of urban trends, Designing public space, Research and analysis of urban locations, Research on the priority of post-war reconstruction of Ukraine, Analysis of the destruction of settlements, Urban project management, Analysis of urban concepts, Tactical Urbanism, Urban design, Analysis of urban mobility, Development of the public transport system, Creating an inclusive environment in the city, Organization of safe public spaces, Analysis of urban space, Landscaping of the city, Implementation of energy saving and energy efficiency, Working with stakeholders and interest groups, Control of the ecological state of the city, Energy and resource management, Risk management of the city technological management, Basic Digital Skills, Cyber hygiene, Urban activism, Involvement of the community in decision-making on urban planning

SOFT: Communication between government, business, and community

Invited experts

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Anna Kyrychenko
Sociologist, urban space researcher, expert in engagement, and co-founder of "First dates maps"
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Han van de Wetering
Urban planner from Zurich, founder of the urban design studio "Van de Wetering Atelier für Städtebau"
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Maksym Kotsiuba
Landscape architect and head of the KOTSIUBA Landscape Architecture Studio
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Andrii Shtendera
Architect in Martin Duplantier Architectes, PhD, teacher at Lviv Polytechnic University

Partners

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USAID

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IREX

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STEM is FEM