research-article | 07-January-2020
context of the smart city concept [3, 4, 5] and green city . It is also worth mentioning the principle of sustainable development and proposals for a set of measurable indicators relating to sustainable urban development .
This paper focuses on the concept of a compact city and indicators to assess cities against the basic principles of this concept. The compact city model plays an increasing role in contemporary urban planning and is inseparably connected with the principle of sustainable
Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environment, Volume 12 , ISSUE 4, 23–36
research-article | 08-April-2020
The discussion on the optimum form of housing seems endless, but still the idea of compact city seems nowadays to be presumed as most sustainable. The concept of a compact city was first invented in 1973 by George Dantzig and Thomas L. Saaty , two mathematicians whose idea was directed towards a better use of resources. This concept can be combined with the book The Death and Life of Great American Cities (1961) published by Jane Jacobs , who criticized modernist
Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environment, Volume 13 , ISSUE 1, 19–27