- Urban Planning
- Urban planning is of recent origin in Brussels. Following World War II, there was little coordinated planning. A 1962 national law allowed for planning at national, regional, subregional, and local levels. A land use plan (Plan de Secteur de Bruxelles) was drafted in 1979, but it had limited effect. Urban planning began in earnest with creation of the Brussels Capital Region in 1989. Spatial planning was organized on two levels—regional and municipal. A land use plan for the region—Plan régional d'Affectation des Sols—and plans for smaller areas within municipalities— Plans particuliers d'Affectation des Sols — are in place. A law of November 1993 established a contractual framework between the region and the communes with the aim to rejuvenate rundown neighborhoods. In 1999, the federal government began giving annual grants to the Brussels Capital Region for urban improvements.A study commissioned in 1986 led to the publication of a report "Espace Bruxelles Europe" in 1988 and to a law in 1992 to protect the residential character of the emerging European district. However, neighborhood committees have claimed that the growth of office space has not been reduced.
Historical Dictionary of Brussels. Paul F. State.
Look at other dictionaries:
urban planning — n. the study or profession dealing with the growth and functioning of cities and towns, including environmental concerns, zoning, the infrastructure, etc. urban planner n. * * * Programs pursued as a means of improving the urban environment and… … Universalium
urban planning — n. the study or profession dealing with the growth and functioning of cities and towns, including environmental concerns, zoning, the infrastructure, etc. urban planner n … English World dictionary
Urban planning — Housing and Urban Development redirects here. For the Cabinet department of the United States government, see United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. Urban planning designs settlements, from the smallest towns to the largest… … Wikipedia
Urban planning — Городское планирование (калька с англ. urban planning) это дисциплина изучающая планирование использования земли с учетом строительных и социальных аспектов. Другие профессии занимаются более узконаправленными вопросами, такими как архитектура,… … Википедия
urban planning — noun 1. the branch of architecture dealing with the design and organization of urban space and activities • Hypernyms: ↑architecture 2. determining and drawing up plans for the future physical arrangement and condition of a community • Syn: ↑city … Useful english dictionary
urban planning — noun a) the conscious design of towns and cities b) the science of such design Syn: town planning See Also: urban planner, urbanist … Wiktionary
urban planning — designing the physical layout of cities, planning the infrastructure of an urban area … English contemporary dictionary
urban planning. — See city planning. * * * … Universalium
urban planning. — See city planning … Useful english dictionary
Urban planning in communist countries — was subject to the ideological constraints of the system. Except for the Soviet Union where the communist regime started in 1917, in Eastern Europe communist governments took power after World War II. The ideological guidelines generated in… … Wikipedia