The Residential Development Process in Spain - A Case Study

Wynn, Martin G ORCID: 0000-0001-7619-6079 (1981) The Residential Development Process in Spain - A Case Study. Planning Outlook, 24 (1). pp. 20-29.

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This is a case study of the residential development process in Spain, and concerns Can Serra, a 30-hectare site, situated about half a mile north of Hospitalet town centre in the Barcelona periphery. Since 1960, Can Serra has been transformed from virgin agricultural land into a densely-populated residential dormitory suburb of Barcelona, now housing over 17,000 people in 4,000 dwellings, most of them in tower blocks six to fourteen storeys high. The article examines the history and evolution of this development process through the 1960s and 70s and identifies key issues which may be of interest or relevance to those working within similar administrative or developmental frameworks in Spain and other countries.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Additional Information: Currently known as: Journal of Environmental Planning and Management (1992 - current) Formerly known as Planning Outlook (1966 - 1991) Planning Outlook Series 1 (1948 - 1965)
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Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human geography. Human ecology. Anthropogeography
J Political Science > JS Local government Municipal government
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Business, Computing and Social Sciences
Research Priority Areas: Applied Business & Technology
Depositing User: Martin Wynn
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2021 14:32
Last Modified: 31 Aug 2023 08:01

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