Types of Development and Their Occurrence in the Capital City

Part of the Springer Geography book series (SPRINGERGEOGR)


As there is no information on how Budapest was built up in the previous centuries, the goal of the book was to introduce the present features of building up in the city, by empirical researches. The chapter demonstrates the styles of building up that can be seen in the capital city of Hungary, using digitally edited figures as illustrations. In addition, the authors gave a detailed description of the evolution and characteristic features of the different styles of building up, and indicated their location within the capital city. Attention was also given to residential parks constructed after the regime change, and their locations in Budapest.


Multi-storey closed Single-storey closed Built-up blocks Terraced houses Villas Detached houses Rural style of building up Residential parks 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Social GeographyUniversity of West HungarySzombathelyHungary

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