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Towards sustainable planning in the era of climate change: Spatial policies for built-up areas in Greece
This paper is a critical approach of the institutional framework and the related policies to environmental planning in contemporary Greek towns. Specifically, the paper investigates the achievements as well as the malfunctions ...
Towards sustainable spa tourism activities in Greece
Thermal (Spa) tourism in Greece has been developed since the beginning of the 19th century thanks to numerous significant thermal springs spread all over the country. After having reached its time of prosperity during '50s, ...
Derelict building installations and infrastructures in Greek Spa Towns: The case of Kamena Vourla and Ypati
The evolution of thermal tourism in Greece has caused the construction of numerous imposing building complexes, installations of treatment (spa centers) and hotels (around important thermal springs), which formed the initial ...
Maritime and coastal spatial planning: The case of Greece and the Mediterranean
Maritime and coastal areas play an important role in the development of human activities and are a substantial influence on the economies of their respective hinterlands. Seas and coasts are among the most complex, vulnerable ...
Towards a sustainable spatial planning and development in Greek islands and highlands
Highlands and islands are the underdeveloped and marginalized areas of Greece in which a series of crucial planning and development problems occur. The paper attempts a description of those areas not only in terms of ...
Environmental policy and spatial planning in Greece. Institutional aspects
The integration of the environmental dimension into sectoral and regional policies constitutes a dominant concern of the current EU strategy for sustainable development. Thus, physical planning as an instrument of environmental ...