ANNOUNCEMENT


PRESENTATION OF THE CONCEPT OF SPATIAL DEVELOPMENT

Spatial development is the process of transforming the geography of the inhabited territories (physical elements: infrastructure, landscape, cities, but also the spatial structure and the geographical distribution of the population and of the human activities). Spatial development is a comprehensive concept also used as an objective of public policies: its aim is not only economic growth in the respective regions, but also sustainability, with its economic, social, environmental and cultural aspects. In the current European context characterized by low growth rates and growing regional imbalances, spatial development became a general priority in order to improve services and the level of employment and to reduce regional imbalances.

At the level of the Ministry of Regional Development and Tourism, the attributions regarding spatial planning, urban planning and habitat are assigned to the General Department for Territorial Development. The activities conducted are aimed at the sustainable, balanced development of the national territory, at strengthening economic, social and territorial cohesion, at the balanced polycentric growth of human settlements, at protecting and promoting the national heritage, as well as at increasing housing quality within human settlements.

A number of terms and expressions in the field of spatial development are explained in the following glossary:


CONTACTS

  • Registry
    17, Apolodor Street, North wing, sector 5, Bucharest 050741
  • Offices
    38, Dinicu Golescu Blvd., sector 1, Bucharest
  • Secretariat
    2nd Floor (Dinicu Golescu wing), room 19
    Tel. / Fax: 0372 114 587
  • Director General
    Anca GINAVAR
    E-mail: anca.ginavar@mdrap.ro
  • Head of Department, Department of spatial policy strategy and correlation
    Teofil GHERCA
    E-mail: teofil.gherca@mdrap.ro
  • Head of Department, Department of planning, urban policies and legislation
    Bogdan SUDITU
    E-mail: bogdan.suditu@mdrap.ro

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Updated Tuesday, 27 March 2012