Posts Tagged ‘Urban Sprawl’

Dense suburban New Towns – solution for high-growth urban areas?

Picture 1. Tin Shui Wai new town in 2005 Source: Hong Kong is the ’dream’ of urban planners: the city has been consistently developed in the last decades according to the Transit Oriented Development (TOD) principles, creating strong link between urban density and efficient public transport. What are the pros and cons of such […]

By Ivan Tosics, on December 17th, 2015 at 14:56

Urban Sprawl: Definition And Action

  All of us have images in our mind when talking about urban sprawl, probably similar to either of those pictures…The first picture is from the USA, the second has been taken from the air before landing in Madrid. No one can doubt that these pictures show what we call urban sprawl. But it isn’t […]

By Ivan Tosics, on April 18th, 2014 at 13:16