In Search of Indicators and Processes for Strengthening Spatial Quality: The Case of Belgium
Abstract:In Flanders, a radical review of the whole planning process has been delivering a more explicitly quality-driven process of planning. Instead of the imposition of formal rules from the centre, a culture of monitoring, discussion, integrated actions and encouragement of better quality development has been built.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 1, 2003
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