Contemporary Concepts of a City in the Context of Sustainable Development: Perspective of Humanities and Natural Sciences

PROBLEMY EKOROZWOJU – PROBLEMS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 2016, vol. 11, no 2, 45-54

10 Pages Posted: 26 Oct 2016

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Marcin Leznicki

Nicolaus Copernicus University

Aleksandra Lewandowska

Nicolaus Copernicus University

Date Written: August 24, 2016

Abstract

The article’s purpose is to present, in the first place, mutual dependences between theoretical and practical speculations concerning urban space, shaped on the base of the sustainable development principle, difficult to implement in practice. Secondly, the text is supposed to serve closer explication and regularization of terminology referring to sustainable urban development. Thirdly, it concerns more precise reflection on the problem of sustainable city, frequently compared to eco-city, green, compact or smart city, as concepts of non-identical from their definition. Fourthly, the text aspires to bridge the gap in editorial market, as far as the wide range of subject literature, is concerned and lack of review studies referring to sustainable urban development.

Keywords: sustainable urban development, sustainable development, sustainable city, eco-city, green city

JEL Classification: O13,Q20, Q32, Q41, R11, M14

Suggested Citation

Leznicki, Marcin and Lewandowska, Aleksandra, Contemporary Concepts of a City in the Context of Sustainable Development: Perspective of Humanities and Natural Sciences (August 24, 2016). PROBLEMY EKOROZWOJU – PROBLEMS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 2016, vol. 11, no 2, 45-54 , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2858231

Marcin Leznicki (Contact Author)

Nicolaus Copernicus University ( email )

Gagarina 11
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Torun, kujawsko-pomorskie 87-100
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Aleksandra Lewandowska

Nicolaus Copernicus University ( email )

Gagarina 11
Gagarina 13a
Torun, kujawsko-pomorskie 87-100
Poland

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