This book is comprised of articles and papers that have come about after years of academic and applied research endeavors of the practitioners and academicians in the field of urban and regional development planning. Most of these articles have already been presented and deliberated in national and international conferences held in different parts of the world, namely: Indianapolis, Newcastle upon Tyne, Rome, Istanbul, Cairo, Alexandria, Vienna, Stockholm, Jeddah, Riyadh, Jubail, Islamabad, Penang, and Bandung. The concepts and case studies described in this book bring home the fact that the world is undergoing a gyrational transition. Not only are developed and developing countries getting influenced by each other and transforming due to a process of circular causation, but each of the two sets of countries are also undergoing a simultaneous internal transformation due to the differential infusion of technology and indigenous entrepreneurship. As a consequence, highly diversified urban systems are getting integrated interactively, leading to the formation of a global village and achievement of a unity in diversity!... stated in the report) does not mean that currently there is no shortage of financial resources for research and training. ... However, detailed investigation of some of these and many other related issues would certainly need further research and, ... as formulated, appear to be designed simply to create high paying jobs for academicians and retired civil servants! ... should instead be conducted in the aUniversity of Engineering and Technology (Lahore), Dawood College (Karachi), andanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Imperatives of Urban And Regional Planning|
|Author||:||Anis Ur Rahmaan|
|Publisher||:||Xlibris Corporation - 2011|