Alternative Futures for the Region of Albacete, Spain

Location |  Albacete, Spain

Date |  2007

Description |  GeoAdaptive Principal Mike Flaxman led a sponsored research studio investigating the interaction between high-speed rail, economic development, and sustainability. Studio focused on developing a framework for assessing sustainable development  in a mid-sized Spanish town about to be connected to Madrid by high-speed rail. Components included energy (solar, wind and biofuels), economic development, transportation (high speed rail, highway, pedestrian paths), affordable housing, and landscape (visual and ecological quality, tourism potential).

Project Typology |  Transportation/Economic Development

Services Provided |  Spatial Scenario Development

Related Projects |  Green Infrastructure, A New Landscape Strategy for the Region of Valencia; Alternative Futures for the Region of Telluride