The Urban Sprawl as Planning Problem in the Information Age - Germany and the USA in comparison

Germany and the USA in comparison

Bernd Streich, Carsten Hagedorn, Sabine Wolf



Environment and landscape are threatened by urban sprawl. The paper gives an introduction into the urban sprawl discussion in both countries. Further new methods of graphic-based computer simulations which can enforce the awareness of the urban sprawl problem will be presented by examples.