PRESSURE concerns and trends

Sustainable Urban Design

Concern

Land use

Trends

Urban sprawl and suburbanisation

Consumption of land and space

Car dependency

Demand for the accessibility of basic services and facilities

Concern

Urban design

Trends

Densification and clustering of settlements, demand for mixed land use (“compact city strategies”)

Demand for short-distance and public transport oriented development

Demand for balanced development of greenfields and brownfields

Demand for attractiveness of city centres and amenity of streets and neighbourhoods

Demand for availability and accessibility of green and open space.

ICT-contribution to sustainable design of cities and communities

Concern

Infrastructure supply and traffic circulation

Trends

Traffic volume

Traffic circulation, congestion

Infrastructure supply

Demand for traffic restriction zones

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