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Space, cost and energy saving settlement development in the city of Wels

Project Leader
Damyanovic Doris, BOKU Project Leader
Duration:
01.03.2010-31.01.2011
Type of Research
Applied Research
Staff
Reinwald Florian, Sub Projectleader
Gugerell Katharina, Project Staff
Mank Daniel, Project Staff (bis 29.02.2012)
Kogler Marion, Project Staff (bis 14.05.2011)
BOKU Research Units
Institute of Landscape Planning
Funded by
Magistrate of the city of Wels - Urban planning and development, buildings, Austria
Amt der Oberösterreichischen Landesregierung, Kärntnerstraße 12, 4020 Linz, Austria
Abstract
This project is about space-, cost- and energy-saving settlement development in the city of Wels. In cooperation with the city of Wels (planners, politicians, building cooperative) to work out planning strategies as a contribution to the local development concept of the city for optimizing the interdependency of energy efficient building and land consumption regarding the everyday usability for women and men, the youth and the elderly people.

Aims and targets of the project:
The aim of the project is to develop sustainable and innovative strategies for the implementation of space- and energy-saving settlement development that simultaneously meets the different needs and requirements of the users and inhabitants.
• Development of basic principles and planning strategies as a contribution to the revision the local development concept of the city of Wels and to the local planning regulations
• Ensure a sustainable settlement development throughout resource-conserving development (space-, cost- and energy-saving) as a contribution to deal with the challenges of climate change
• In the development of these strategies the different needs and requirements of the everyday life of women and men, young and old (gender and diversity aspects) has to be taken into consideration
Keywords
climatology; urban design; solar architecture; Sustainable development, sustainable economics; land dedication; landscape planning; Landscape ecology; Landscape architecture; Knowledge management; Gender studies;
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