About this issue

Issue number
Volume 40 – Number 4

Summary

This issue of Built Environment is devoted to the strategic question of how the complex evolution of cities can be managed, with a view to achieving sustainable development, economic vitality, cohesive social capital and strong infrastructural connectivity in modern urban agglomerations. 

city and urban planning, cities

City Governance in the Urban Century

This issue of Built Environment is devoted to the strategic question of how the complex evolution of cities can be managed, with a view to achieving sustainable development, economic vitality, cohesive social capital and strong infrastructural connectivity in modern urban agglomerations. 

Guest editors: Karima Kourtit, Peter Nijkamp and Luigi Fusco Girard
17 Mar 2015
This issue of Built Environment is devoted to the strategic question of how the complex evolution of cities can be managed, with a view to achieving sustainable development, economic vitality, cohesive social capital and strong infrastructural connectivity in modern urban agglomerations. The seven articles here address these this question and its challenges from a range of different perspectives.
 
Contents
 
  • City Governance in the Urban Century 
    Karima Kourtit, Peter Nijkamp and Luigi Fusco Girard
  • Urban Futures in Planning, Policy and Regional Science: Are We Entering a Post-Urban World? 
    Hans Westlund
  • Dealing with Decline in Old Industrial Cities in Europe and the United States: Problems and Policies 
    Sujata Shetty and Neil Reid
  • Creative Initiatives in Small Cities Management: the Landscape as an Engine for Local Development 
    Luigi Fusco Girard
  • Urban Transformations and the Idea of Resource Efficiency, Quality of Life and Resilience 
    Christian Kuhlicke and Sigrun Kabisch
  • Nature in Future Cities – Prospects and a Planning Agenda 
    Daniel Czamanski, Dan Malkinson and Marina Toger
  • Planning for Urban Historical-Cultural Heritage: A Geo-Imaging Multicriteria Approach 
    Karima Kourtit, Cathy Macharis and Peter Nijkamp
  • Publication Reviews