City Planning Evolution - Urban Development Directions in the Transition Period

Tomme: LVI (LX) | Fascicle: 1 | 2010
Pages: 63-74
Abstract text:
Urban evolution post 1989 has a series of specific characteristics mainly on a spatial-territorial plane. Determination of the main developing factors and urban evolution directions (dimensions, rhythm, expansion level, centrifugal and axial character, concentric, centripetal, functional evolution, tendencies and social implications, etc.) represents a necessity and obligation for action from professionals in urban and landscaping fields. This necessity even arises from the perspective of the need for realizing strategies, planning, documentation and urban studies, which must intervene correctively in the evolution of areas with structural problems and to guide urban evolution towards the main goal namely the growth in residential quality of life in human settlements.
Key Words:
city; urban space; evolution; urban development; development directions; urban trends; social purpose; resources; durable development.

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Author(s) Information

Mircea Grigorovschi
Affiliation: „Gheorghe Asachi” Technical University, Jassy, Department of Architecture.
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