Short Considerations on Urban Dynamics

  • Ruxandra Crutescu Gherasim
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Starting our research by the intention to give a definition to the concept of urban dynamics, we are speaking about urban policies, urbanization patterns, spatial planning, education, and so many other aspects with real contributions at the actual urban dynamics. Since the Stockholm Conference in 1972 and the publication of the Brundtland report in 1987, this kind of issues showed more and more importance for our common future on this earth. Of course we are not speaking about how to stop this growth or the natural development, but we want to find the concepts and rules for making it more responsible and according to the real needs of the society, but not that one who is related with the biggest profit in money. The sustainable development, including the safeguard of the environment, are now mandatory concepts in any process that involves development and not only. The comfort of the urban communities has a dark side as well. The idea is on how to transfer a “positive quality” and bring it to all human activities advantages for the future society. Everything in itself has its own dynamics, which is born, evolves, creates effects, and then either finds a solution and integrates as a positive factor, or does not find a solution who is compatible with the general approach, and either it disappears on its own, or it is eliminated by the community itself. The subject of this paper is to highlight some issues about responsible urban dynamics for the cities of the future.


Urban dynamics City management Urban growth Innovation in urban planning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ruxandra Crutescu Gherasim
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  1. 1.Active Green ArchitectsBucurestiRomania

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