Publication ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF BUILT ENVIRONMENT IN EUROPE contains the results of research activities of the European research projects of its authors. Provides a comprehensive view of the development of built-up area in terms of sustainability of key areas (such as energy consumption, sustainable transport systems, new approaches of energy efficiency improvement in buildings, land management, etc.). Plans for economic area development should identify the attributes of quality of life, build on them and offer their businesses. An important component of the overall integration the authors consider spatial and land integration, which in the form of spatial development policies contributes to competitiveness, productivity and growth in the various regions and therefore to the protection of the environment and the overall sustainability of the are development. With regard to economic aspects of the built-up area, the authors also address the case of so-called market failure – externalities that require correction by the state.
Assoc. Prof. Daniela ŠPIRKOVÁ, M.Sc., PhD. graduated from Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, where she further works for a few years. She completed her PhD. studies at the University of Economics in Bratislava. She has many years of practical experience in banking sector from the management of corporate finance and risk management. Further practical experience in the position of project manager she acquired in Austrian concern with European activity. On Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava she is dedicated mainly to there al estate market, especially financial investment, economic instruments, management of development projects and elimination of risks in financing as well as education of PhD. students with whom she solves the problem of megaprojects.
Prof. Koloman IVANICKA, M.Sc., PhD. absolved higher education in department of Economic Cybernetics at the Moscow Institute of Management. He taught at the University of Economics in Bratislava, Faculty of Economics and Management of industries, and since 1990 on the Faculty of Civil Engineering of Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava. By his work as eminent scientist and teacher, particularly on the issue of the economics and real estate management and top management he also contributed to the development of university education and Slovak science, education and the formation of generations of engineers working at important positions around the world and education of more than twenty successful PhD. students.
Assoc. Prof. Mária ZÚBKOVÁ, M.Sc. PhD. graduated from the Faculty of Management, University of Economics in Bratislava. After graduation, she worked at the Center of urbanism and architecture – later at state institute of urbanism and land planning (URBION), where she worked on economic analyses and programs for land development. Her pedagogical action began at Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, where with in there search activities she was dedicated to territorial development, social and economic aspects of housing, systematic approach and economic-mathematical modeling. Under her activity at the Slovak University of Technology she has brought up more than ten PhD. students.