The capital city of Alvar Aalto
Jyväskylä is well-known for Alvar Aalto’s architecture. There are in all 29 buildings in the city and its surrounding areas designed by Aalto, of which the most significant is the Säynätsalo Town Hall. Other buildings designed by Aalto include, among other things, the Church of Muurame, the campus of the University of Jyväskylä and the Alvar Aalto Museum.
The Säynätsalo Town Hall
General planning of green areas
General plans shall be drawn up alongside the local detailed plans, which cover not only green areas but also, for example, communications and rainwater management solutions. A general plan clarifies the green area reservations in the local detailed plans, their use, the level of building, care and maintenance, the necessary investments as well as the implementation, care and management responsibilities.
Traffic planning refers to general planning with the purpose of creating guidelines for planning traffic routes in the urban region and for collecting information about the development of traffic flows. Traffic planning is done simultaneously with the local detailed planning within the area.
The process of a local master plan consists of four different stages, just like the process of a local detailed plan too.
Drawing up a whole local master plan or amending a part thereof shall be initiated when the urban development or the need to steer land use so require.
In the initial stage, the plan
Local detailed planning in Jyväskylä consists of four different stages. It is possible to participate in planning in every stage of the process.
In the initial stage, the need for planning is to be assessed. If the plan needs to be amended,