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
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Apr 14, 2013 By
<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