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Evaluating the impacts of urban regeneration companies in Portugal : the case of Porto

Author
Neto, L.; Norte, N.; Burns, M.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Planning practice + research
Date of publication
2014-11-10
Volume
29
Number
5
First page
525
Last page
542
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1080/02697459.2014.973685 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/83541 Open in new window
URL
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02697459.2014.973685?tab=permissions& Open in new window
Abstract
Cities have undergone many changes since the 1950s, not least the expansion of urban areas to the detriment of the historic central areas, some of which have been left to decay. In Portugal the most visible results of this phenomenon are found in the metropolitan areas of Lisbon and Porto. To address this problem, the Portuguese Government conceived the first legal instrument for urban regeneration in 2004 which allows the local administrations to form publicly owned companies—urban regenerati...
Citation
Neto, L., Norte, N., Burns, M. Evaluating the impacts of urban regeneration companies in Portugal : the case of Porto. "Planning practice + research", 10 Novembre 2014, vol. 29, núm. 5, p. 525-542.
Keywords
Porto, Portugal, assessment, evaluation, historic centres, urban regeneration, urban rehabilitation, urban revitalization
Group of research
CPSV - Centre of Land Policy and Valuations

Participants

  • Neto, Luis  (author)
  • Norte Pinto, Nuno  (author)
  • Burns, Malcolm  (author)