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Public space regeneration strategies: the case of Salou

Author
Salvado, N.; Lorenzo, D.; De Rivera, I.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning
Date of publication
2017-01-18
Volume
12
Number
5
First page
933
Last page
945
DOI
10.2495/SDP-V12-N5-933-945
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/98579 Open in new window
Abstract
Salou, which is one of the many highly specialized tourist resorts located on the Spanish Mediterranean coast, is a hundred kilometres south of Barcelona. Within its narrow boundaries of 1.481 ha, Salou hosts 7.4 million overnight stays per year and is home to 52 hotels. A ratio which ranks Salou amongst the tenth most visited municipalities in Spain. Distance from Salou’s historical town centre, the area of Carles Buigas Avenue (CB) emerges as being the heart of the municipality’s tourism ...
Citation
Salvado, N., Lorenzo, D., De Rivera, I. Public space regeneration strategies: the case of Salou. "International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning", 18 Gener 2017, vol. 12, núm. 5, p. 933-945.
Keywords
Coastal planning, Coastal tourism, Ecology, Public space quality, Sustainable development, Tourism specialization, Urban decay, Urban design urban regeneration, Urban strategy
Group of research
INHABITING - Research Group

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