Consultancy, Urban Issues Advice and Studies

Consultancy, making of thematic studies and expert advice in several themes.

Consultancy on the making of Regional Plans and Municipal Plans which include ‘Planos Directores Municipais’ (Municipal General Plans), ‘Planos de Urbanização’ (urban development plan) and ‘Planos de Pormenor’ (urban design detail plan), or similar Plans, according to each country’s laws and support and expert advice on Planning and Urban Management and Urban Regeneration.

Feasibility assessment studies of urban developments and forming of real estate products.

Specialized consultancy to other teams in spatial planning, urban management, architecture, engineering, urban planning.

Support public and private sector on studies and solutions which improve mobility. Always aiming for sustainable mobility, which takes into account the present challenges as a transition to a low carbon economy and climate change, as well as adjusting to new patterns of mobility. Development of sustainable urban mobility plans.

Evaluation and survey studies of the levels of service and the quality of service of infrastructure systems at a national, regional and local scale.

Planning for Schools and Equipments at the urban scale

Housing and instruments to support Municipal management, such as Local Housing Programmes and Plans.

Consultancy to the Portuguese Central Administration to develop Regional Spatial Plans and other regional instruments.

Studies on several themes with link to urbanism and spatial planning

Economic and demographic issues on the impact of new large transport infrastructures;

Socio-economic and planning issues on sectoral plans and special plans, according to the Portuguese planning law.

Support to the public and private sector on issues on urbanism and spatial planning

Specialized consultancy to other teams in spatial planning, urban management, architecture, engineering, urban planning.

Developing the spatial planning themes on studies and plans. Including economic and demographic issues on the impact of new large transport infrastructures and socio-economic and planning issues on sectoral plans and special plans, according to the Portuguese planning law;

Developing studies and plans in mobility at a regional, intermunicipal and municipal scale.

Evaluation studies on several themes, including evaluation (of urban plans), spatial planning state of the art report, evaluation of plans/programs.

Assessment of Regional Operational Programmes of European initiatives and of European Operational Programmes.

Evaluation of the execution and adequacy of the Municipal General Plan (PDM) and the local authority development strategy which supports it. As well as spatial planning state of the art report (Relatório de Estado de Ordenamento do Território).

Making studies/plans/programs on housing, including housing local program, housing local strategy and others.