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Green infrastructure as a determinant of the quality of urban life and a barrier to the development of a city: A case study


Geographia Polonica Vol. 91 No. 4 (2018)


Szczepańska, Agnieszka. Autor ; Wasilewicz-Pszczółkowska, Monika. Autor



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green infrastructure ; natural attractiveness ; quality of life ; city's spatial development


The quality of life and the residential environment in an urban space are considerably influenced by Green Infrastructure. This results from the growing ecological awareness of society and the greater importance attached to the quality of the surrounding environment. Such an approach influences the city’s image and its perception with respect to the quality of life. Olsztyn is an example of a city with exceptionally rich natural environmental assets, located in the cleanest region of Poland. The city is developing in line with the “Olsztyn: the Garden City” slogan. The objective of the article is to compare the results of a public opinion poll among city dwellers with respect to the quality of life in terms of natural environment resources.


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