Evolution of urban built space and green space in Bârlad city
Keywords:socialism industrialization, urban built space, green space
Since the early twentieth century, urban development has seen a major interest in human geography, particularly given by the industrial revolution which led to mass movements of population from rural to urban region, creating an imbalance between rural and urban areas. The evolution of urban built space is a comprehensive study that begins by setting historical site that during history was influenced or shaped by political and economic actions; this evolution leads to a decrease of green areas and negative effects on ecosystems. Bârlad has experienced a period of 106 years (1906-2012) of development of its limits, the two components analyzed urban built space and green space has undergone significant changes due two world wars, natural hazards and socialist industrialization.