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Fig. 6.12 A green city in Mediterranean forest - aerial view ( top ) and close-up ( bottom )
Scenario 3: Urban Pressure
For this third scenario, urban development is constantly increasing, with no regulation
by land-use planning and development. Urban growth takes place along the
highways and close to the existing urban centres, on a larger scale than for the
second scenario. In this context, it is important to develop highways between
the main city and its periphery. Leisure activities are very important and recreation
areas are created to the detriment of the garrigue. Agriculture is also present and is
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