Bogdan Nadolu – West University of Timisoara, Bd.V.Parvan, no 4, Timisoara, Romania
Delia Nadolu – West University of Timisoara, Bd.V.Parvan, no 4, Timisoara, Romania




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Timisoara is one of the first five city from Romania, an important Growing Pole in DKMT Euro-
region. Timisoara is also into an inner-periphery, among four European capital, Bucharest, Belgrade,
Budapest, and Wien that are less than 600 km away. After the political change from 1990 the entire country
was massive affected by economic, social, cultural and juridical reconfiguration. During 1990s the
city has to deal with a significant population lose, due urban sprawl, negative birth rate and outmigration.
Nowadays the municipality try to strengthen the Timisoara’s resilience by developing the metropolitan
area. This paper present how can be used the Urban Futures Methodology to evaluate the sustainability
of public policies, actions, measures applied toward the transform the city into a metropole. This work
was supported by a grant of the Romanian National Authority for Scientific Research and Innovation,
CCCDI-UEFISCDI, project number 66/2017 COFUND-ENSUF-3S RECIPE (1), within PNCDI III.



Urban resilience, Inner periphery, Urban governance.




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