Past and future challenges of urban planning, as exemplified by the Netherlands

Received: November 29, 2016
Accepted: November 29, 2016
Authors: 
Сor Wagenaar

University of Groningen, 34, Oude Boteringestraat, 9712 GK Groningen, The Netherlands

This article describes the urgent issues of contemporary urban planning from economic, social, political and medical point of view. Discussion about urban opportunities and threats is accompanied by examples and historical cases from the Netherlands. 

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