The Netherlands has long tradition of planning compact urbanization. In view of this, how effective have the Dutch government's policies been in relation of the Netherlands? Have sustainability goals actually been met? We conducted a comparative analysis of post-war planning periods in order to demonstrate how the aim of preserving open landscapes has affected the shape and form areas in the Netherlands.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGrowing Compact
Subtitle of host publicationUrban Form, Density and Sustainability
EditorsJoo-Hwa Bay, Steffen Lehmann
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherTaylor & Francis
ISBN (Electronic)9781315563831
ISBN (Print)9781138680395
Publication statusPublished - 2017

    Research areas

  • Cities and towns, Urban density, Sustainable urban development, City planning

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