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By Stijn Oosterlynck, Jef Van den Broeck, Louis Albrechts, Frank Moulaert, Ann Verhetsel

Strategic Spatial Projects presents 4 years of case learn study and theoretical discussions on strategic spatial initiatives in Europe and North the US. It takes the placement that making plans isn't really good outfitted to tackle its present demanding situations whether it is regarded as just a regulatory and administrative task. there's an pressing have to increase a style of making plans that goals to innovate in spatial in addition to social phrases. This well timed, very important ebook is for spatial making plans, city layout and group improvement and coverage reports classes. For lecturers, researchers and scholars in making plans, city layout, city stories, human and financial geography, public management and coverage experiences.

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2003). Des ruines du développement, Paris: Le Serpent à Plumes. Salet, W. (2007) ‘Framing strategic urban projects’, in W. Salet and E. Gualini (eds) Framing Strategic Urban Projects. Learning from Current Experiences in European Urban Regions, London: Routledge. Salet, W. and Gualini, E. (eds) (2006) Framing Strategic Urban Projects. Learning from Current Experiences in European Urban Regions, London: Routledge. , Moulaert, F. and Rodriguez, A. (2002) ‘Neoliberal urbanisation in Europe: Large-scale urban development projects and the new urban policy’, Antipode, 34: 542–577.

The brownfield transformation project therefore is analysed from an institutional perspective as a governance device through which conflicting claims on spatial planning and development are negotiated, coordinated and operationalized. Finally, the chapter draws conclusions on the relationship between the interaction of competing spatial claims, including those of civil actors, and spatial development and social innovation capacity. Brownfield transformation projects from a social innovation perspective Brownfield transformation projects as governance devices In contrast to a rationalist managerial view that supposes linear causal relations,2 an institutionalist view sees strategic projects as devices that coordinate social actors and their actions and thus impact on social relations (for a more elaborate account of institutionalism in planning theory, see pp.

In Chapter 9, Stijn Oosterlynck, Trui Maes and Han Verschure describe how sustainable development became a central concern in spatial planning and design. They observe, however, that, although sustainable development has become widely accepted in spatial planning and design, the concept is still somewhat elusive and in need of clarification and operationalisation, especially if it is to be put into practice in strategic spatial projects. The authors call for more recognition of the active role that man-made space can play in making development sustainable.

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