The nature and scope of planning, its legislative and administrative framework and the main issues and problems with which the planner is faced are discussed in relation to trends in population, economy, resources, cities and planning systems. A description is given of the different methods used by planners to devise appropriate policies for housing, transport, land use, industry etc., and the main features of the problem of design of small areas for specific uses. The political nature of planning and problems of public participation area also presented. -from Publisher

Type

Journal article

Journal

Planning for engineers and surveyors.

Publication Date

01/12/1981