Review of Literature on Contemporary Planning and Geography Concepts: Unique or Repackaged
Issue: 2023 - Volume 27 [Issue 10]
Tallinn University of Technology, Tartu College, Puiestee 78, Tartu, Estonia.
Zenia Kotval *
School of Planning Design and Construction, 552 W. Circle Drive, Michigan State University, United States.
*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
A fundamental goal of spatial planning is to plan for and create places for people to live work and play in. Creating functional and aesthetic places for a diverse public is central to most built environment professionals. While planning principles have evolved over time to address the changing needs of our society, they are not necessarily new. Yet the planning profession finds the need to continuously brand and rebrand the concept of planning. This paper looks at contemporary concepts to explore whether they are unique or a repackaging of fundamentally basic, principles of creating safe, comfortable and attractive places.
Keywords: Urban terminology, livability, placemaking, smart, sustainable
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