Eco-Compact City

A specific historic and social reality, but also giuridical-administrative physically organized according to a particular combination of open and built spaces, rich in facilities and capable to satisfy the needs of social life of a particular group of human beings numerically consistent.

With its country town image, innovative attitude, regulated and capacity efficient town planning, Val d’Europe is a model of the “new town”, founded upon the principles of responsible development and designed on a human scale.

Val d'Europe, France Val d'Europe, FranceVal d'Europe, France
Urban area: 182 km²
Habitants: 274.472
Density: 1.511,40 hab./km²
Gijon, Spain Gijon, SpainGijon, Spain
Urban area: 324 km²
Habitants: 1.397.698
Density: 4.314 hab./km²
Quito, Ecuador Quito, EcuadorQuito, Ecuador
Salamanca, Spain Urban area: 38,6 km²
Habitants: 160.331
Density: 4.153 hab./km²

Salamanca, Spain Salamanca, SpainSalamanca, Spain
Burgos, Spain Urban area: 108 km²
Habitants: 177.879

Burgos, Spain Burgos, SpainBurgos, Spain
Cartagena, Colombia Urban area: 572 km²
Habitants: 895.400
Cartagena de  Indias, Colombia Cartagena de las Indias, ColombiaCartagena de Indias, Colombia
Bilbao, Spain Urban area: 41,3 km²
Habitants: 354.145
Density: 8.575 hab./km²

Bilbao, Spain BILBAOBilbao, Spain
San Sebastian, Spain Urban area: 60,89 km²
Habitants: 183.308
Density: 3.010 hab./km²

San Sebastian, Spain San Sebastian, SpainSan Sebastian, Spain
Vitoria, Spain Urban area: 276,81 km²
Habitants: 354.145
Density: 854 hab./km²

Vitoria, Spain Vitoria,SpainVitoria, Spain
Brandevoort, Netherlands

Helmond, 1996-2006
New Eco Compact Town
ROB KRIER (Krier&Kohl Architekten Berlin)
PAUL VAN BEEK (Paul van Beek landschappen BNT Amsterdam)
MAARTEN OUWENS (Wissing Stedenbouw Barendrecht) en JAN NIJHOF(Grontmij NV)

Brandevoort, Netherlands Brandevoort, NetherlandsBrandevoort, Netherlands
Kokshetau, Kazakhstan

Kokshetau Lake Kopa, Kazakhstan, 2007-2009
New Eco Compact City

Kokshetau Lake Kopa, Kazakhstan Kokshetau Lake Kopa, KazakhstanKokshetau, Kazakhstan