Conceptions of Space and Place in Strategic Spatial Planning
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Conceptions of Space and Place in Strategic Spatial Planning by Simin Davoudi
Book DescriptionBringing together authors from academia and practice, this book examines spatial planning at different places throughout the British Isles. Six illustrative case studies of practice examine which conceptions of space and place have been articulated, presented and visualized through the production of spatial strategies. Ranging from a large conurbation (London) to regional (Yorkshire and Humber) and national levels, the case studies give a rounded and grounded view of the physical results and the theory behind them. While there is widespread support for re-orienting planning towards space and place, there has been little common understanding about what constitutes 'spatial planning', and what conceptions of space and place underpin it. This book addresses these questions and stimulates debate and critical thinking about space and place among academic and professional planners.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415431026
(234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Simin Davoudi
Simin Davoudi is Professor of Environmental Policy and Planning and Co-Director of the Institute for Research on Environment and Sustainability at Newcastle University (IRES). She is Past President of the Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP). Ian Strange is Professor of Spatial Planning at the Centre for Urban Development and Environmental Management in the School of the Built Environment at Leeds Metropolitan University.
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