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Title: Assessing urban sprawl-related housing dynamics in the Romanian metropolitan areas

Creator:

Grigorescu, Ines ; Mitrică, Bianca ; Mocanu, Irena

Date issued/created:

2015

Resource Type:

Article

Subtitle:

Local development in urban and rural space: project and planning ; Studia Obszarów Wiejskich = Rural Studies, t. 38

Publisher:

IGiPZ PAN ; PTG

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

Description:

24 cm

Abstract:

Currently, in Romania, nearly 7,500,000 inhabitants (34% of the country total population) live in the metropolitan areas. Following the political and socio-economic changes which came after the post-communist period, the metropolitan landscape witnessed significant transformations, mainly related to urban sprawl (suburbanisation), in terms of land use/land cover changes and conversion to residential, commercial or services areas triggering both deconcentration and spatial redistribution of the population. The authors intend to assess the main urban sprawl-related housing dynamics in connection with some triggering driving forces in terms of the spatial transformations of built-up areas, changes in population patterns, residential expansion, etc., while focusing on the most important Romanian metropolitan areas: Bucharest, Oradea, Iaşi and Constanţa. Therefore, using GIS computer mapping techniques, statistical data and field surveys, the current study seeks to provide an insight into the connections between the main patterns of change and the residential development pathways in the Romanian metropolitan areas.

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Studia Obszarów Wiejskich

Volume:

38

Start page:

145

End page:

164

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File size 4,9 MB ; application/pdf

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oai:rcin.org.pl:56659 ; 1642-4689 ; 10.7163/SOW.38.9

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CBGiOŚ. IGiPZ PAN, call no. Cz.4488 ; CBGiOŚ. IGiPZ PAN, call no. Cz.4489 ; click here to follow the link

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Central Library of Geography and Environmental Protection. Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization PAS

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European Union. European Regional Development Fund ; Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure

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