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Metropolitan planning : an international perspective

Self, Peter; Metropolitan Planning in Australia Seminar


This paper surveys the problems of metropolitan planning in Western democracies. It notes the abolition of metropolitan and regional planning bodies in the UK and considers the record of metropolitan planning in other countries. It analyses the current fiscal and other constraints upon effective metropolitan planning. Despite the growing emphasis upon 'urban containment', metropolitan areas continue to expand in widening orbits. The failures of planning in the inner cities are analysed, and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Urban Research Unit/Program
Date published: 1988
Type: Working/Technical Paper
DOI: 10.4225/13/590a4fd9b41b9
Access Rights: Open Access


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