Land management and land consumption

The conversion of land -originally used for farming porposes- into plots for housing and industry leads, comes along with different problems. The sealing or total loss of soil leads to a decreasing fertilitiy of the accorinding landscape. But also in economic and social meanings, the uncontrolled consumption of land brings negative effects to the people living and working in the neighbourhood. The field of landmanagement searches for reasons, effects and solutions.