COST Action C11 - Greenstructure and Urban
findings of the COST C11 Action are being published
as an EU- COST research report book (440 pages).
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One - Greenstructure and urban planning - Introduction - the
purpose and findings - pages 1 to 39
Green structure and urban planning, general outcomes of Cost
C11, S. Tjallingii
Two - Case studies in greenstructure planning - pages 40 to
The green structure of Sheffield,
Contrasting green clothes in Marseilles city, A.C.
The Breda experience, the role of green structure in
urban planning, S. Tjallingii
The green structure of Munich, the need for and risk
of regional cooperation, B. Oppermann, S.
Milan and the Regional green structure of Lombardy,
Warsaw, problems of green structure planning
E. Kaliszuk, B. Szulczewska
Rome case study, strategies for green structure
planning and maintenance, L. Martincigh
Oslo, a vision for a sustainable future, S. Nyhuus,
Green structures of Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic,
Three - An ecological approach to green structure planning -
pages 132 to 216
Green structure patterns, S. Pauleit and E. Kaliszuk
Biodiversity, I. Vähä-Piikkiö and O.
Green structure and water, S. Tjallingii
Climate and green structure planning, E. Kaliszuk and S.
Green structure, farming and organic matter, E. Erhart
Pests and diseases, I. Hanouskova
studies - ecology and green structure
Ceske Budejovjice, I. Hanouskova
Helsinki, I. Vähä-Piikkiö, O. Maijala
Herning, S. Guldager, U. Reeh
Munich, S. Pauleit
Oslo, S. Nyhuus
Utrecht, S. Tjallingii
Vienna, E. Erhart
Warsaw, E. Kaliszuk
issues and Policies - pages 217 to
Four - Human issues and green structure planning - pages 217
The origin of urban green structures, K. Jorgensen
The bird and the beast, philosophical concepts and
dichotomies in planning the urban green, K. Lapintie
Eight experienced qualities in urban open spaces,P.
Role of urban green in the creation of prefered urban
environments, K. Zaleckis
Leisure activities and natural spaces (Marseilles), A.C.
Environmental comfort in green urban spaces: design tools,
Valuing green structure, the use of hedonic models, J.M.
Qualities of agricultural land, evaluation of the
multifunctionality, K. Wagner
The greenery in some French new towns, B. Duhem, A.C.
Urban planning for a quality dense green structure,
Stockholm map and park programme, A. Stahle
A green-network, green structure and non motorized
transport, L. Martincigh
Practices in planning and design of urban green areas in
Belgium, P. Hanocq
"Green structure" -; the term discussion, E. Kaliszuk,
Conclusion, G. Lindholm
Five - Policies for green structure and urban planning -
pages 317 to 398
Introduction, B. Oppermann
Studies - policies for green structure as applied to urban
Inter-regional, regional or inter-municipal level and scale
of green structure arrangements in Italy: Ticino Valley, M.
The integration of forest doscourse in spatial planning: The
Ghent Park Forest, Belgium, A. Van Herzele
Green structure planning in Madrid city and metropolitan
Area, J.M. Chapa
Green planning as a prerequisite: Aarhus, Denmark, K.
The green fingers of Helsinki: Finland, M. Eronen
Protecting Mediterranean urban forms: Marseilles, France,
The Vistula valley case in Warsaw, Poland, B.
Redesign of the river Isar in Munich, Germany, B.
Local participation in urban planning in Sweden, B.
A partnership approach to regenerating public greenspace in
Sheffield: the role of the Sheffield Wildlife Trust, C.
Of 'green' policies and practices in the urbanized region,
Biesland, Randstad, the Netherlands, M. Buizer
Six - Epilog - pages 399 tp 440
by key-note speakers
policies for green structures in urban planning, J.
Green areas and the quality of life of elderly people , C.
Green structures : refuges of habitat diversity in cities,
Explicit green systems and implicit green structures, S.
Space in European cities -; past, present and future,
Community planning for functional green public spaces,
- the final debate
Green structure and urban development, issues of the debate
session, S. Tjallingii
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