Urbani izziv Leto 26, št. supplement, november 2015 : S50–S64

doi: 10.5379/urbani-izziv-en-2015-26-supplement-004


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Nataša Pichler-Milanovič

University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, Spatial Planning Chair, Jamova 2, SI-100 Ljubljana

Mojca Foški

University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, Spatial Planning Chair, Jamova 2, SI-100 Ljubljana


Naslov članka

Green infrastructure and urban resilience in Central Europe: A solution for environmental and spatial challenges in the inner-city of Ljubljana, Slovenia



The paper focuses on developing the green infrastructure concept in the emerging strategies of urban resilience and sustainability in response to the multiple challenges facing European cities, including Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. In this context resilience is concerned with politically challenging questions about assumptions of equilibrium and the ability of humans to control the environment. Urban resilience can provide a common framework for multidisciplinary action by municipalities and other stakeholders, highlighting the impact of planning urban eco-systems with the development of green infrastructure to meet environmental and spatial challenges. This paper identifies some of these strategies and activities in Ljubljana on the basis of research conducted under the EU FP7 TURAS project (2011-2016). In the inner-city neighbourhood of Tabor, there is already a broad range of collaborative planning and community participation activities (both top-down and bottom-up) towards developing (public and private) green infrastructure. This diverse locality has been identified as a “bridging” area where urban resiliency strategies for green infrastructure development are considered as a tool for implementing urban revitalisation projects in order to sustain viability and improve the quality of life for local residents and other citizens in times of limited financial resources. The research in Tabor shows that developing green infrastructure in keeping with the urban resilience concept is not sufficiently integrated in official spatial planning and municipal action due mainly to institutional and social obstacles.


Ključne besede

urban resilience, revitalisation, green infrastructure, Ljubljana, Tabor neighbourhood, European cities, 7FP TURAS





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