Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019, Page: 48-52
Sao Paulo Metropolitan Transformations: Innovation or Reproduction
Daniela M. Eigenheer, Departament of Urban Planner, University of Sao Paulo FAU-USP, São Paulo, Brazil
Nadia Somekh, Departament of Urban Planner, University Presbiteriana Mackenzie UPM, So Paulo, Brazil
Received: Jan. 10, 2019;       Accepted: Apr. 1, 2019;       Published: May 29, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.urp.20190402.11      View  22      Downloads  13
On the understanding that urbanization trends incorporate spatial changes of the economy, the research analyzes post-2000 new dynamics of urban sprawl, linked to the advanced economies that are changing the land use patterns along the northwest vector of Sao Paulo state capital. The vector structured by the Anhanguera / Bandeirantes highway system links the metropolitan region of Sao Paulo with the metropolitan region of Campinas. It is considered the major economic development axis of the country. Located in this area, the research focuses on small cities, due to their recent formation, as well as, the greater intensity of tertiary sector occupations linked to the advanced economies in their urban land. From the regional point of view, it is observed the strengthening of these new centers and of a larger territory that extends beyond the metropolitan scale. This article intend to understand the logic of this process, which is related to new productive structures and produce a new organization of metropolitan territories, that overlap on the old "Metropolitan Area", reproducing dynamics of urban sprawl , at the same time establishing a new morphological configuration of the territory.
Urban Sprawl, Infrastructure, Metropolitan Territories
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Daniela M. Eigenheer, Nadia Somekh, Sao Paulo Metropolitan Transformations: Innovation or Reproduction, Urban and Regional Planning. Vol. 4, No. 2, 2019, pp. 48-52. doi: 10.11648/j.urp.20190402.11
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