SUMMARY Spatial development of cities increasingly requires a strategy reflecting demands and needs of contemporary society. The worldwide trend of globalization is related with concentration of vast majority of job opportunities into urban agglomerations.  This results in cities´ rapid population growth and in occurrence of suitable conditions for new investments. As part of the mentioned […]


Irena Dorotjaková

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SUMMARY One of the first people to address urban areas was Leonardo da Vinci with his manuscript “La città ideale”. When he learnt that the population of Milan had reached 50,000 in 1486, he became the first urbanist to design a plan for a modern and rationally-organized town[1] which also included a list of factors […]