Livability, Territoriality, Governance, and Reflective Practice
Leading theorists and practitioners trace the evolution of key ideas in urban and regional planning over the last hundred years
Over the past hundred years of urbanization and suburbanization, four key themes have shaped urban and regional planning in both theory and practice: livability, territoriality, governance, and reflective professional practice.
Planning Ideas That Matter charts the trajectories of these powerful planning ideas in an increasingly interconnected world.
The contributors, leading theorists and practitioners, discuss livability in terms of such issues as urban density, land use, and the relationship between the built environment and natural systems; examine levels of territorial organization, drawing on literature on regionalism, metropolitanism, and territorial competition.The contributors, leading theorists and practitioners, discuss livability in terms of such issues as urban density, land use
describe the ways planning connects to policy making and implementation in a variety of political contexts; and consider how planners conceive of their work and learn from practice.