The Brussels Canal Zone: Negotiating Visions For Urban Planning by Eric CorijnThe Brussels Canal Zone: Negotiating Visions For Urban Planning by Eric Corijn

The Brussels Canal Zone: Negotiating Visions For Urban Planning

byEric Corijn, Sofie Vermeulen

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The Brussels Canal Zone, one of the most dynamic areas of the de-facto Capital of Europe, is an example of post-industrial reconversion, where private and public actors and civil society negotiate visions on future urban renewal. This study looks at visions expressed in spatial planning documents from 1988 onwards and then focuses on four urban development projects: the renewal of the Tour & Taxis site, the conversion of the Belle-Vue brewery in Molenbeek, the citizens’ movement Platform Kanal and the branding project of the Canal Zone.
Eric Corijn is cultural philosopher and social scientist, Professor (em.) of Urban Studies (Vrije Universiteit Brussel), founder of Cosmopolis, Centre for Urban Research, and chair of think tank Aula Magna. Sofie Vermeulen holds a PhD in Urban Geography and Spatial Planning, a Master in Human Geography and teaching qualification. She w...
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Title:The Brussels Canal Zone: Negotiating Visions For Urban PlanningFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 9.5 × 6.75 × 1.3 inPublished:April 1, 2016Publisher:ASP - Academic & Scientific PublishersLanguage:English

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