Urban Planning in Europe: International Competition, National Systems and Planning Projects

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Taylor & Francis, Apr 12, 2002 - Architecture - 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.

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PETER C. NEWMAN has been writing about Canadian politics and business for nearly half a century. The author of 24 books that have together sold more than two million copies, Newman has won some of the country' s most illustrious literary awards, both as author and journalist. A former editor-in-chief of the Toronto Star and Maclean' s, Newman has been recognized with seven honorary doctorates, a National Newspaper Award and election to the News Hall of Fame. He has been called twice to the Order of Canada and has earned his title as Canada' s " most cussed and discussed" commentator.

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