Essay on Envisioning Urban Futures: Machelen-Diegem's Master plan
Machelen, a cozy Flemish town is located in Brussels city of Belgium. It is home to a lot of historical values. The site is considered to be at a strategic place for economic development. Industrial estates, commercial establishment, large job market attract large population to settle in and around Machelen - Diegem. This is as a result of its centralized location in the arteries of Europe’s capital. The site has reached its full blown in terms of infrastructure development. Machelen is also acknowledged for the location of main airport of the country. Unfortunately because of sequential imposed infrastructures like rail line, roads, the site is divided into small realms. Nonetheless, surprisingly enough, as much as the …show more content…
From the perspective of urban design, master plans will have to work on different levels and different sectors to have integral working results. Maxwan architects and urbanists initiated the project from sorting out the fundamental problems to find out the possible sectors.
It was observed that the land is fragmented, not only physically but