The Land Use Planning Problem of New Towns
AbstractThe land use planning process of new towns is unique in that all land use activities are simultaneously being distributed at the planning stage. This presents a major planning problem to the land use planner and, consequently, a need for a planning paradigm from which an optimal land use allocation plan can be generated. Upon presenting the major aspects of the land use planning problem of new towns the paper outlines a general planning model which is capable of producing optimal land use plans and then proceeds to examine the model's main components and the essence of its operation.
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