André Fleury and Awa Ba
In: UA Magazine No. 15 - Multiple Functions of Urban Agriculture
Growing cities spontaneously tend to engulf unoccupied urban spaces, i.e. all the non-constructed areas whose presence seems unjustified. Cultivated areas are relocated towards the periphery. This is the spatial expression of the economic logic of ground rent which, in the long term, achieves a balance between economic productivity and land value.