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This geographical excursion is designed to recognize various field processes, configurations and diverse metropolitan problems of the urban region of Madrid, in environmental contexts, locational and landscape. The tour will start in the north of the region, with two significant examples of metropolization in its northern part: the urban development of Colmenar Viejo, historical center in the piedmont, and Tres Cantos, new city born in the sixties in the Urgent action program Urbanísticas (ACTUR), with an important industrial and technological conglomerate associated. It will address in parallel the role of open spaces, some of high property values ​​and the pressures on the organization of the metropolitan area, with a visit to the southern end of the Monte de El Pardo. He will present the model of residential development house intended for people of high economic level and outsourcing western metropolitan, with deployments as the "financial city" Bank Group Santander and various private university campus in the area of ​​high environmental interest Boadilla del Mountain. The tour ends at the southwestern end of the first metropolitan crown, with the case of Fuenlabrada and evolution of Castilian farming village to a metropolitan city, addressing the territorial model of planning and urban management and efforts to mend relations city-countryside through its Agricultural Park. The tour also will address the meaning of infrastructure, especially the transport and mobility issues in the organization and operation of the urban region of Madrid.

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