WIT Press


Sustainable Planning And Development Of City Centers

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SPD030731

Volume

67

Pages

10

Published

2003

Size

578.55 kb

Author(s)

A. Mosseri

Abstract

Sustainable planning and development of city centers A. Mosseri Faculty of Architecture, The Academic College of Judea and Samaria School of Architecture, Tel Aviv Universig. * Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning, Technion. * Israel. Abstract This article is focused on mapping the main typical problems of city centers, under the dynamic circumstances of this era, and introduces a sustainable planning and development (SPD) approach to city centers. The article is focused mainly on a comprehensive and integrative point of view, rather than on one aspect of sustainability. In this framework the skeletal components of the city center are introduced and the strategic model is identified as the most suitable model of the planning models included in planning theories. In this framework the strategic model is introduced as relating to city centers and different fields of activity are also introduced. In each field the main aspects of sustainability are stressed and possible directions for the h

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