An International Perspective on Measuring Quality in Planning
Abstract:This article draws together the lessons from the eight articles in the remainder of this issue of Built Environment. The issue focuses on the problem of ‘Measuring Quality in Planning’ and draws from experiences in eight countries across three continents. The articles reflect on a combination of long-term experiences, developing practices, experiments and research in Australia, Belgium, England, Germany, New Zealand, Sweden, Switzerland and the United States.
Document Type: Editorial
Publication date: 2003-12-01
Built Environment is published quarterly in March, June, September and December. With an emphasis on crossing disciplinary boundaries and providing global perspective, each issue focuses on a single subject of contemporary interest to practitioners, academics and students working in a wide range of disciplines. Issues are guest-edited by established international experts who not only commission contributions, but also oversee the peer-reviewing process in collaboration with the Editors.
Subject areas include: architecture; conservation; economic development; environmental planning; health; housing; regeneration; social issues; spatial planning; sustainability; urban design; and transport. All issues include reviews of recent publications.
The journal is abstracted in Geo Abstracts, Sage Urban Studies Abstracts, and Journal of Planning Literature, and is indexed in the Avery Index to Architectural Publications.
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