Presenting the findings of extensive research into the development of planning tools and strategies since the early 1970s, this book addresses key issues in urban development/governance and brings together a range of different national experiences.
Helpfully divided into three sections, Framing Strategic Urban Projects sets out the study framework, with its social, policy and institutional contexts; uses up-to-date European case studies to highlight different planning issues, including new-urbanism, information networks and public partnerships; and finally makes good-practice recommendations.
Offering a systematic comparison of a wide variety of projects and providing useful case study material of these large-scale urban projects and recommendations, this book is essential reading for planners, policy makers and students interested in how to make strategic urban projects work effectively.
Part 1: Theoretical Framework 1. Framing Strategic Urban Projects Willem Salet 2. Institutional Capacity and Planning Milieux in European City-Regions: An Introduction to the Case Studies Enrico Gualini and Willen Salet Part 2: Experiences of Strategic Projects in European City-Regions 3. Amsterdam Zuidas: The Dream of ‘New Urbanity’, Stan Majoor and Enrico Gualini 4. Barcelona: Universal Forum 2004: Culture as Driver of Urban Economy Jose Luis Luzon and Jordi Vila Carrasco 5. Berlin Adlershof: Local Steps into Global Networks Marie Bachmann 6. Brussels Tour & Taxis: Entrepreneurship versus the Fragmented City Mathieu van Criekingen, Christophe Guisset and Christian Vandermotten 7. Copenhagen Orestad: Public Partnership in Search of the Market Stan Majoor and John Jorgensen 8. Strasbourg Parc d’Innovation d’Illkirch: A Technopole French-Style Jorg Wendel 9. Vienna Erdberger Mais: Public Sector Driven Long-Term Planning Strategies Christina Enichlmair and Axel Borsdorf Part 3: Conclusions 10.Assessing Strategic Urban Projects: Findings and Recommendations Enrico Gualini and Willen Salet