June 10, 2009 - Third group meeting WG 02
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- date: June 10, 2009
- notestaker: Emel Baylan
- moderator: Heike Kaiser
- participants: Isin Barut, Aycim Turer Baskaya, Emel Baylan, Itziar Leon, Ellen Fetzer
Presentation of Case Studies (Tour de Table)
Itziar León: The Region of Madrid, Spain
- Landscape type: urban landscape (city center) and peri-urban patterns in the periphery of the city.
- Cultural features of Madrid city provide very high and dense population.
- Natural Features: mountain and plain characterization.
- Urban planning: Urbanisation and rurbanization; "Linear City": Structure and Garden City ideas (in 19th century).
- Discussion/Intersting aspects:
- (Heike) Is it still the current planning style today?
- (Ellen) Does it still have impact on the city and its periphery?
- (Aycim) Was it applied ?
- (Itziar) One part of Madrid (east part) was planned in this style.
- (Itziar) The case study is basically about urban and landscape planning.
- (Heike) Case study title should be edited.
- (Ellen) Has Madrid developed very fast? Has the landscape been destroyed?
- (Itziar) The development is concentrated in the urban city part. There is not much about nature conservation in the city periphery
Further discussion of cross-cutting themes
- short presentation by participants about their suggested cross-cutting themes and joint questions
- discussing joint questions
Joint Questions for cross-cutting themes (suggested)
1. How may landscape architecture contribute to the integration of different age groups, ethnics etc. in the urban fringe?
- Integration in an urban area
- Quality of life in rur-urban areas
- Flexibility of life styles
2. How can the transformation process be connected with the landscape sub-typologies?
- where does rural start?
- Dynamics flows between urban and peri-urban areas
- Monitoring land-use change
3. How may landscape planning contribute to quality improvement?
- Aesthetic quality
- Environmental quality
- Social quality
4. The maintenance and development of agricultural land-use in urban fringes can be a strategy of a greenbelt?
- Agriculture in the urban fringe
- Agriculture as a green infrastructure element
- Green infrastructure
- Creating green links for wholeness
- Greenbelt, agriculture as a part of it