Spain’s evolving ‘political’ commitment to urban rehabilitation: the public policy endorsement of innovative brownfield planning practise
Document typeConference report
PublisherDepartment of Civil Engineering of the University of Coimbra and e-GEO, Research Center in Geography and Regional Planning of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Nova University of Lisbon
Rights accessOpen Access
This communication seeks to provide a comparative review and appraisal of the evolution of planning related legislation and guidance since the 2007 Planning Act, with a view to demonstrating that the country does indeed have a clear and ever more explicit policy position favouring brownfield development, in line with Shared international concerns for the treatment of land as a finite resource and an ever more restrictive approach to greenfield urban development.
CitationBurns, Malcolm C. Spain’s evolving ‘political’ commitment to urban rehabilitation: the public policy endorsement of innovative brownfield planning practise. A: Virtual cities and territories. "International Conference Virtual City and Territory (7è: 2011: Lisboa)". Coimbra: University of Coimbra. Department of Civil Engineering; etc., 2011, p. 261-264.