Where is French Urban Design Headed?
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Kam kráčí francouzský urbanismus? Plánování a realizace velkých projektů s účastí privátních developerů
Where is French Urban Design Headed? The Involvement of Private Investors in the Plannning and Implementation of Large-scale Urban Development Projects

Author(s): Lucie Doleželová, Milan Macoun
Subject(s): Fine Arts / Performing Arts
Published by: Historický ústav SAV, v. v. i.
Keywords: large scale urban development project; urban development, urban form

Summary/Abstract: The article focuses on the transformation of organization of French large scale projects under the progresive liberalization of urban development policies. The transformation of approaches to real estate investment and the reposition of hierarchy of its main actors evolves towards new methods of large scale project management. This influences the urban form, whose new model is so-called macroblock. Three large scale urban projects Paris-Rive-Gauche, Lyon Confluence a Île-Seguin – Rives de Seine in Boulogne-Billancourt are used for illustration.

  • Issue Year: 51/2017
  • Issue No: 1-2
  • Page Range: 2-15
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Czech