Compact city

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Journal article

Using the concepts of green infrastructure and ecosystem services to specify leitbilder for compact and green cities - the example of the Landscape Plan of Dresden (Germany)

In the light of ongoing global urbanization and the high pace of resource consumption, there is an urgent need to foster compact cities. Currently, however, we lack integrative guidelines on how to manage trade-offs between urban densification and the provision of green space. Against this...
Conference paper

Inequitable density: the place of lower-income and disadvantaged residents in the compact city

Compact city policies have become planning orthodoxy over the past three decades. But compact city development takes many forms, and the compact city concept often obscures a diverse range of social, economic and environmental outcomes of urban densification. In Australia the compact city agenda has...
Conference paper

Where is the compact city? A method to monitor the implementation of compact activity centre policy

Metropolitan planning policy in Australia has focussed on creating more compact cities for the past twenty years. Yet the multi-nodal expression of Australian compact city policies has, to date, proven difficult to implement (Newton and Glackin 2014; Chhetri et al. 2013; Woodcock et al. 2011...