Comprehensive Planning

In many exurban locations, planners and developers are often enticed by the idea of building urban environments, but without the necessary markets to support them, argues a real estate consultant.
Sep 3, 2013   Baltimore Business Journal
A common question raised by those working in the developing world is whether urban planning is useful in those environments. Since questions often focus on planning of a comprehensive type, they overlook planning's intrinsic value and flexibility.
Jul 1, 2013   The World Bank Group
Liven up your comprehensive planning effort Texas style. Matthew Lewis, Development Director for the city of San Marcos, used everything from Legos to "design rodeos" (i.e. Texas charrettes) to get to common ground.
May 21, 2013   PlaceShakers
A few months ago, I argued in a blog post that comprehensive planning (which I define narrowly as municipal comprehensive plans that override zoning codes)* is not sufficient to limit sprawl, because some cities' comprehensive plan provisions in Opinion
May 19, 2013   By Michael Lewyn
Scroll down for earlier posts from the 2013 APA National Conference Ending on a Positive Note Opinion
Apr 14, 2013   By Jonathan Nettler
<em>Architect Magazine</em> talks with Toni Griffin, the urban planner who's leading the effort to rewrite Detroit's comprehensive plan to help the city through troubled times.
Oct 21, 2010   Architect Magazine
The fractured state of planning at various levels of government in the U.S. is limiting the potential of good ideas, according to this critique from <em>Next American City</em>.
Oct 13, 2010   Next American City