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Darnus urbanistinių struktūrų vystymasis: Kauno miesto atvejis
Sustainable Development of Urban Structures: Kaunas Case

Author(s): Kęstutis Zaleckis, Jūratė Kamičaityte-Virbašienė
Subject(s): Fine Arts / Performing Arts
Published by: VšĮ Šiaulių universiteto leidykla
Keywords: Sustainable development; urban structure; urban models; Kaunas.

Summary/Abstract: Considering peculiarity and complexity of urban structure it is possible to state that sustainable development of cities is different at different levels of urban structure and in different cities that are in different geopolitical, natural, cultural, social and economic situation. The aim of the article is to evaluate potential of contemporary theoretical urban models and possibilities of their application to ensure sustainable development of Kaunas city. The potential of theoretical models and conceptions is evaluated dividing urban structure of Kaunas into main hierarchical levels of metropolitan region, city, meta-zones and meta-structures and urban infill (city parts).

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: 16
  • Page Range: 46-69
  • Page Count: 24
  • Language: English
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