Bratislava <ul><li>We can see many of these changes operating in Bratislava. Many challenges develop as a result. </li></ul>Urban challenges in Bratislava
Opportunities <ul><li>But challenges often generate opportunities. </li></ul><ul><li>In Bratislava one of the biggest problems issues is housing. </li></ul><ul><li>Many people want to come and live, and work in Bratislava, it is an attractive city where the economy if growing. </li></ul><ul><li>There is simply not enough good quality, modern housing. </li></ul>
What can and should be done? Meeting Bratislava’s housing needs
New Developments There is plenty of opportunity for new housing development and investment in Bratislava, and a lot of new projects are under way – just take a look around you. One of the key factors for a city is deciding where to allow and encourage new urban growth such as housing developments. The Scenario There is a proposal to build a development of new housing including a low-rise apartment complex and semi-detached houses – what is the best location and why?
New developments – where to build? <ul><li>For each site think about; </li></ul><ul><li>A Brief description of the site – what is it like? </li></ul><ul><li>2 advantages and 2 disadvantages of the site for the proposed development </li></ul><ul><li>2 impacts the development will have on the area </li></ul>
A brown-field site on the banks of the Danube A satellite village away from the main urban area - Borinka A green-field site on the rural-urban fringe in Lamac
Which site is the best and Why? Borinka greenfield site? Bratislava brown-field site? Lamac greenfield site?
Homework Write a brief conclusion outlining which site you think the development should be built on. Give 3 reasons.