Urban Planning in Europe: International Competition, National Systems and Planning Projects, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Urban Planning in Europe

International Competition, National Systems and Planning Projects, 1st Edition

By Peter Newman, Andy Thornley

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304 pages

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Urban planning is undergoing a period of transformation across Europe, with a major trend towards increased urban competition, national deregulation and greater private sector influence.

Urban Planning in Europe is the first comprehensive analysis of the influence of countries is developed, presenting the similarities and differences of each country's national planning system. The authors use detailed case studies to explore planning policies in a range of European cities, and discuss the social and environmental objectives that influence today's urban planner.

Urban Planning in Europe is an essential guide to contemporary European planning projects and highlighting opportunities for innovation which contain vital lessons for the future of urban decision making.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARC010000
ARCHITECTURE / Urban & Land Use Planning
SCI030000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOC015000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography