Urbani izziv Volume 15, No. 2, December 2004
Vienna University of Technology, Institute of Urban Design and Planning, Vienna, Austria
Facing suburbanisation in the area of Bratislava: The border between Austria and the Slovak Republic
Expansion of the European Union also implies significant functional changes in Europe’s territorial system. Global political consequences are more or less known, while problems, which are also opportunities for regional and local development, are gaining real dimensions. The subject of this article is a rural area in North-eastern Austria, which is affected by functional-gravitational influences of Bratislava, the neighbouring country’s capital city, where an expanding urban agglomeration is emerging.
Bratislava, peripheral areas, regional development, suburbanisation, Vienna