1. Understand regional planning, urban design issues and relevant design processes in the context of the global phenomenon of expanding city regions and global sustainability concerns. 2. Explain how regional urban structure affects everyday social and economic life and relevant environmental impacts. 3. Analyse regional urban planning issues in a variety of administrative contexts (including cross-border settings where relevant). 4. Identify and apply in framework and design projects a range of approaches and techniques for an urban and architectural sustainable development. 5. Demonstrate effective teamwork and an understanding of the role of interdisciplinary contributions to design and planning work.