Urbani izziv Volume 9, No. 2, December 1998
University Iuav of Venice, Faculty of Architecture, Venice, Italy
The identity of new settlements<br>A new experimental town: Layenhof near Mainz
Even though at present the attention of European planning agencies is focused on issues of re-use and green areas, a number of events are again raising the need to define proper answers to problems of new urbanization. Following a discussion on the changing definition of the urban phenomenon, the tender for a new settlement in Layenhof near Mainz in Germany and the architectural, urban design solution are presented.
energy park, Layenhof, neighbourhood, urban centre, urban design, urban region