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Prostor "před nádražím"v Brně - perspektiva chodce

Title in English In Front of the Brno Railway Station: a Pedestrian’s View of the Zone


Year of publication 2011
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Urbanismus a územní rozvoj
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Social Studies

Field Sociology, demography
Keywords public space; mental maps; in-depth interview; Brno; Czech republic
Description This contribution presents the results of an analysis focusing on the zone outside the main railway station in Brno. The analysis was carried out on behalf of the Municipality of Brno, supported by Hnutí Duha, a leading Czech NGO, and the Partnerství foundation. The objective of the assignment was to gather information that could be used for the improvement of this zone. In order to to fi nd out how this zone is perceived by users of the location, a combination of sociological and geographic methods of qualitative research was applied. Suggestions for the improvement of this public area arising from the analysis of material obtained from the data are briefl y summarized at the end of the article.
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