Urban expansion – Urban shrinking considerations on Braşov agglomeration urban dynamics

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Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, 2012


The study of the vision of spatial development at different scales can often suggest different solutions, due to the different priorities imposed by the distinct territorial governance levels. In this respect, it can be useful to point out the meanings of the terms like urban growth, urbanisation, urban expansion or urban sprawl and their relevance for the future of a defined human settlements system. The presentation of the case of Brasov city and its agglomeration emphasised some of the problems of urban dynamic.

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“Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism, Bucharest, Romania
Email: sarbu52@yahoo.com


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