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The COST Action C2 'Large-scale infrastructures and quality of urban shape', launched in July 1994, gathered 28 members representing 12 of the 32 COST member countries, and is one of the actions of the urban civil engineering domain of the COST programme. Its main objective has been to promote research in Europe into the impact of large-scale civil engineering works on the quality of urban shape.

The present publication displays a resume of the works undertaken in the scheme of COST Action C2. The following main fields of study have been taken into consideration by the action members:

A. In search of new definitions of urban and territorial evaluations.
B. Urban shape and infrastructures: looking for quality.
C. Socio-physical impact of large transport infrastructures on the quality of urban forms.
D. Infrastructure, land use and urban policies.

Additional information

Authors: PREMZL V (EDITOR), DG Research
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 19207 EN (2000) 286pp. Euro: 42.50
Availability: Available from the European Commission, DG XII Communication Unit, rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 200, B-1049 Bruxelles (BE) Tel: +32-2-2950001 Fax:+32-2-2958220
ISBN: ISBN 92-828-8996-3
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