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Issue number
Volume 38 – Number 4
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Summary

The editors and contributors to this issue of Built Environment set out to evaluate the ECTP Charter, looking specifically at the underlying assumptions about how European society is developing and how according to the Charter spatial planning and spatial planners should respond.

town planning, Europe

Evaluating the New Charter of Athens 2003

Guest editors: Ina Klaasen and Wil Zonneveld
18 Mar 2014

‘The European Council of Town Planners (ECTP) is confident that in the 21st century Europe will advance decisively towards the goal of integration. Within this developing framework, the ECTP presents a common and widely shared Vision of the future of European cities’, so reads the introduction to the New Charter of Athens. The editors and contributors to this issue of Built Environment set out to evaluate the ECTP Charter, looking specifically at the underlying assumptions about how European society is developing and how according to the Charter spatial planning and spatial planners should respond.

Contents 

  • Evaluating the New Charter of Athens 2003
    Wil Zonneveld and Ina Klaasen
  • Two Charters of Athens and Two Visions of Utopia: Functional and Connected
    Simin Davoudi and Ali Madanipour
  • ICT and Spatial Planning in European Cities: Reviewing the New Charter of Athens
    Ana Maria Fernandez-Maldonado
  • Moving into the Twenty-First Century European City: Looking at the New Charter of Athens’s Connected City from a Mobility Point of View
    Remon Rooij
  • The New Charter of Athens: Towards Sustainable Neighbourhoods?
    Paul Stouten
  • The Twofold Relation between Space and Time: Why the New Charter of Athens’s Connected City Needs a New Design Perspective and New Legend Units
    Ina Klaasen
  • What can Spatial Planners do to create the ‘Connected City’? A Gendered Reading of the Charters of Athens
    Lidewij Tummers and Barbara Zibell
  • More Emphasis on Crucial Evaluation Indicators Needed: A Critical Look at the New Charter of Athens
    Edward Hulsbergen 
  • The Transitional City: Post-Confl ict Kosovo and the New Charter of Athens
    Frank D'Hondt
  • Publication Reviews