The Town Planning Review

Provides articles on urban and regional planning.

Articles from Vol. 81, No. 5, 2010

Challenges Ahead for US Regional Planning Governance
Challenges of governance complicate regional planning in the United States. With a backdrop of the emergence of new regional planning realms of climate change, homeland security, and shrinking regions, this paper outlines the nature of US regional planning...
Generic Skills for Sustainable Communities: Design Principles for a Learning Support Environment
This paper explores the design problems which arise in the development of an on-line learning environment for built environment professionals. The guiding educational philosophy embraced an analysis of the institutional context within which skills were...
Planning Sustainable Communities - Skills and Learning to Envision Future Communities: An Introduction
The aspiration of creating sustainable communities has been an important part of the UK government's agenda over the past decade, with the role for planning and other professions involved in place-making changing to include expectations of greater consultation...
Sustainability in Practice: Situated Learning and Knowledge for the Evolving Eco-Economy
This paper argues that there is a need to move beyond an abstract discussion of skills and universally applicable skills sets when considering the development of sustainable communities and, more specifically, the eco-economy. The analysis suggests that...
The Planning Research Agenda: Shrinking Cities - a Challenge for Planning Cultures
In current planning debates, the term 'shrinking city' usually describes a densely populated urban area that has, on the one hand, faced a considerable population loss, and is, on the other hand, currently undergoing a profound economic transformation,...
The Skills Agenda and the Competencies for Managing Diversity and Space1
This paper evaluates skills for managing ethno-religious diversity in the context of regeneration, spatial planning and the pursuit of sustainable communities. It draws on experiences in Northern Ireland to explore the type and range of skills required...
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