Interregional masterplan, Neerpede

 

 

SumResearch developed an inter-regional masterplan for the region Neerpede (Brussels-Capital Region) and Vlezenbeek-St-Anna-Pede (Region of Flanders). The region is characterized by three valleys: the Broeckbeek, the Pedebeek and the Vogelzang.

 

The masterplan contains a vision for development and a concept with guiding principles to achieve the policy objectives. The strategic objectives for this peri-urban area are:

 

  • The preservation and enhancement of the quality of the landscape

  • The environmental and cultural heritage

  • The agricultural function combined with a sustainable food chain

  • The balanced development of the recreational use of open space

 

The challenge of the masterplan lies in the cross-border aspect, the large scale and the specificity of the region, an agricultural area on the city’s outskirts. The masterplan has four components: an inventory, a clear vision, an operational component and a communication component.

 

Client: VLM (Vlaamse Landmaatschappij), BIM leefmilieu Brussel

Team: SumResearch

In collaboration with: Denis Dujardin, Hydroscan

 

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