Approaches of Flexible Spatial Planning to Sustainable Cities

Stratmann, Antonia (2020) Approaches of Flexible Spatial Planning to Sustainable Cities. SHAPING URBAN CHANGE – Livable City Regions for the 21st Century. Proceedings of REAL CORP 2020, 25th International Conference on Urban Development, Regional Planning and Information Society. pp. 57-63. ISSN 2521-3938

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This paper is a literature review of approaches of flexibility in spatial planning. It is about key elements which provide a flexible spatial planning to sustainable cities. Spatial planning plays a decisive role in the implementation of sustainable adaptation measures and inensuring the climate stability of spatial developments. Because urban structures have an impact on energy consumption and pollution, depending on how a building, park or square is designed. In order to explore this issue, the paper first underscore the current environmental challenges and combines them with current challenges in spatial planning to point out the need of flexible spatial planning; second, explains why flexibility is necessary and which advantages it brings for sustainable city planning; third gives an overview of existing approaches in the literature. Next it provides the key flexibility elements analyzed from literature review. In conclusion the paper presents eight key elements which provides flexibility in spatial planning: Planning rules and norms, Programs and Concepts, Organization, Experiments, Control and Limits, Utilization structures, Spatial Planner and Time.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: space, cities, sustainability, spatial planning, flexibility
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Depositing User: REAL CORP Administrator
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2021 17:04
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2021 17:04

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