A CENTURY OF PLANNING OF GREEN SPACE IN METROPOLITAN COPENHAGEN

The theme of this booklet is the role and effects of spatial planning. The analysis focuses on spatial planning and its related legal and administrative tools which since the beginning of the 20th century have safeguarded provision of urban green space to the urban population.

The emphasis is on the period from the 1930s till today. In this period comprehensive spatial planning for the metropolitan Copenhagen emerged, and the municipal planning was extended to a regional and national level.

The analysis’ are based on a historic documents including statutory plans, reports, legal acts and other archive material and literature on planning of metropolitan Copenhagen.

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