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The Role of Vegetation in the Urban Policies of European Cities in the Age of the Sustainable City
(Lodz Univeristy Press, 2013-12)
The emergence of the modern concept of the sustainable city raises afresh the longstanding issue of the place and role of vegetation in urban and peri-urban areas in Europe. The awareness of biodiversity and the exploration ...
From Industrial City to Sustainable City. The Northern Suburbs of Paris Yesterday and Today
Former industrial suburbs, which are now the object of economic and functional transformations almost everywhere in Europe, are suitable testing grounds for implementing a more sustainable urban development. The case of ...
The Model’s Limitations. What ‘Urban Sustainability’ for Port-au-Prince? European Urban Projects Put to the Test by the Haitian City
In 2010, the capital of Haiti was devastated by an earthquake that seemed to provide the opportunity for the country, as well as foreign donors, to put Port-au-Prince on the track of an ordered, planned urban policy, in ...
Age Management – A Remedy for Population Ageing?
Deconstruction of the Planning Process in the 21st Century
By increasing the changes in the last years of the second millennium, relying on the planning methods, which are based on forecasting, cannot meet the needs of management of countries at large scale. The heavy burden of ...
Informal Housing in Greece: A Multinomial Logistic Regression Analysis at the Regional Level
(Lodz Univeristy Press, 2014-01-22)
This paper deals with the primary causes of informal housing in Greece as well as the observed differentiations in informal housing patterns across space. The spatial level of analysis is the prefectural administrative ...
Land Quality, Development and Space: Does Scale Matter?
This study analyzes empirically the relationship between land quality decline and the spatial distribution of per capita income observed in Italy at different spatial scales and geographical divisions. The aim of this ...