Spatial planning and sustainable cities and communities

Trillo, C ORCID: 2019, 'Spatial planning and sustainable cities and communities' , in: Sustainable Cities and Communities. Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals , Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals , Springer, Cham.

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Spatial planning as technical activity of supporting spatial decision-making is deeply embedded in the history of mankind. However, this specific terminology came to fore in the planning disciplinary field in the late 1980s, replacing a plethora of terms and definitions indicating sectoral fields or different scales and allowing the use of one single expression referred to methods and approaches generally aimed at influencing the distribution of activities in the space. In fact, while in the United States, “spatial planning” is sometime used as synonymous with urban planning, in Europe it is used with reference to any scale.

Item Type: Book Section
Editors: Leal Filho, W, Azul, A, Brandli L., L, Özuyar, P and Wall, T
Schools: Schools > School of the Built Environment > Centre for Urban Processes, Resilient Infrastructures & Sustainable Environments
Journal or Publication Title: Sustainable Cities and Communities
Publisher: Springer, Cham
Series Name: Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals
ISBN: 9783319710617 (online)
ISSN: 2523-7411
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Depositing User: Dr Claudia Trillo
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2020 10:39
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2022 03:45

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