Urban Development and Town Planning in Germany

Content:
  • The brochure was published in 2000 but, owing to its systemic variety, offers a quality introduction into urban development and city planning in Germany as of the publication date.
    1 Urban Development and Urban Planning in Federal Form of Government, p. 3
    Planning levels, system of cities, number of communities, districts and cities of Lander importance in 1998, community tasks, revenues, the richest/the poorest cities
    2 Stakeholders in Urban Planning Area, p. 17
    Structure of local government, media and community groups, decisions-making structures
    3 Formal and Informal Urban Planning Tools, p. 27
    Urban-planning legislation and general planning, difference between the territory use plan and the development plan, land management and land policy tools and procedures, assistance to urban development replanning and development measures, informal planning range
    4 Urban Development and Urban Planning in the Process of Historical Development p.45
    Structured per decades from 50ies till 90ies
    5 Individual Urban Development and Urban Planning Tasks, p. 55
    Historic review, individual urban development and urban planning tasks, reclamation of undeveloped downtown areas, further development of big residential areas, development of new city quarters, shopping centres, spacious recreation areas, transport that does not hamper urban development, undeveloped areas, free space
    6 Future Challenges to Urban Development and Urban Planning, p. 75

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    Bibliographic information:
  • Federal Building and Spatial Planning Administration: Urban Development and Town Planning in Germany. Overview Report. ISSN 1436 – 0055 (serial publication) ISBN 3 – 87994 – 055 – X. Bonn, 2000. 79 p.

  • Additional Information:
  • Project managed by: Klaus K. Vigand. Edited by: Prof., Dr. Wendeling Strubelt, Dr. Hans-Peter Gatzweiler, Dr. Robert Kaltenbrunner.

  • Date of publication:
  • 2000
  • Rights:
  • Own publishing house of the Federal Building and Spatial Planning Administration. Partial reprint is allowed with clear mention of the source

  • Contact Information:
  • Federal Building and Spatial Planning Administration: pressestelle@bbr.bund.de

  • Languages:
  • German
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