Ideal city

In the future Ljubljana will preserve the character of an agreeable green city, its dimension and convenient living standards will make it a nice place to live in. A rich historical heritage and a significant location manifest in a strong spirit of place and collective memory. As such, the city will be protected, modernized and tailored to the requirements of citizens. In a modern city any new progressive ideas and novelties will be stimulated and supported. The extreme characters of the city will not clash, but complement each other.

The local character of the districts and quarters will be preserved. The city will be well organized and comfortable, belonging to the residents who will enjoy in its pleasant atmosphere. The city planners will on the one hand follow the tradition of prominent  founders of the modern city image such as architects J.Plečnik, M.Fabiani, V.Šubic and E. Ravnikar and on the other hand they will open up in a traditionally multicultural space opportunities of new creations to Slovenian and foreign architects. Well designed public space and remarkable architecture will become a predominant public values. The old city centre will be renewed gradually, in order to attract young, active residents. Strategic infill of new multi-purpose buildings will help to preserve the urbanity and increase the number of higher-class residents within the old city. Here the new innovative Centre of Contemporary Arts, a bustling artistic district will evolve as a link between the new complex of Academies of Arts, the Museum Quarter and the Centre for Alternative Culture. The historic parks and green arrangements will be renewed. The aim of reshaping the central city park Tivoli is to revitalize the promenade which used to be a popular place of citizens social life between the park and the old city.

The cultivated banks of the LjubljanicaRiver and new bridges will extend the public facilities, linking them to the water element. The existing recreational walkways will be extended with new contents and connected with tourist paths and cycling routes into the suburbs and natural hinterland in the city region. The radial main roads of the city will be reshaped in large avenues and boulevards planted with trees and equipped with new street furniture. 

The development of LjubljanaUniversity will follow the model of the university within the city. Meetings between students and their professors of various profiles will improve the standards of studies and the academic dynamic of the capital.

In the new youth and leisure centres new entertainment facility will offer a wide range of activities for fun and relaxation. For this purpose a new thematic park is planned to be build. 

The project of social cohesion aims to stimulate self-organization of civic society in management of public affairs. A larger number of non-governmental organizations are planned to perform a significant role in the governance of the city in future.

The new Clinical Centre 2 will provide optimal medical care services. A broad network of protected apartments and day-care centres with a wide range of suitable long life expectancy programs is planned. The city will evolve into an open flexible system, giving way to diverse types of buildings, environments, activities and modes of use. The new policy will consider the needs of citizens and their requirements for manifestation of diversity and individualism as well as their aspirations for an increased local autonomy in management of the habitat. The availability of basic urban services and job opportunities in the new residential areas will enhance the quality of everyday life. Smaller areas of innovative architecture will house the immigrants who will create an open, multicultural image of the city. Larger neighbourhoods of low dense-high rise buildings adjusted to various lifestyles of the residents is planned to be erected in the eastern agricultural part of the city.

The housing policy also includes smaller groups of alternatively shaped residential buildings for the lower economic status citizens.