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Kotka National Urban Park receives honourable mention in European landscape project competition

2019-10-23
The Kotka National Urban Park was given an honourable mention in the Council of Europe's Landscape Award competition. The urban park is a magnificent combination of parks, waterways and the finest architectural monuments in Kotka. The Landscape Award is part of the European Landscape Convention promoting landscape management, protection and design.

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Land use and building planning creates the preconditions for a high-quality and vital built environment. Well-planned land use and building solutions promote well-being, vitality and sustainable development.

Land use and building is regulated by legislation and steered by the authorities. The objective of such steering is to:

  • Create a healthy, safe and pleasant living environment which is socially functional and meets the needs of different population groups.
  • Ensure the high quality and energy efficiency of construction.
  • Make the urban structure more cohesive and compact, while promoting sustainable development.
  • Guarantee that everyone has the opportunity to participate in land use and building planning.
Published 2015-04-28 at 12:45, updated 2019-06-05 at 11:52