Chapter 9. Urban Sprawl and Hybrid Cityscapes in Europe: Comparisons, Theory Construction and Conclusions

  1. Chris Couch,
  2. Lila Leontidou and
  3. Gerhard Petschel-Held
  1. Lila Leontidou and
  2. Chris Couch

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692066.ch9

Urban Sprawl in Europe: Landscapes, Land-Use Change & Policy

Urban Sprawl in Europe: Landscapes, Land-Use Change & Policy

How to Cite

Leontidou, L. and Couch, C. (2007) Urban Sprawl and Hybrid Cityscapes in Europe: Comparisons, Theory Construction and Conclusions, in Urban Sprawl in Europe: Landscapes, Land-Use Change & Policy (eds C. Couch, L. Leontidou and G. Petschel-Held), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692066.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405139175

Online ISBN: 9780470692066

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Keywords:

  • Urban Sprawl;
  • Europe;
  • urbanism;
  • postmodern urban mosaic;
  • cultural landscape

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • ‘Urban’, ‘Suburban’, ‘Post-suburban’, and their In-between Spaces

  • Deconstructing the Dualism of Causes/Consequences of Urban Sprawl

  • A Systematic Comparison of City Case Studies

  • Cultures of Urbanism and Sprawl in Europe

  • Hybrid Landscapes and Questions of Sustainability

  • Note

  • References