How to plan new cities? That is a Central and crucial question discussed in this book by several authors.
Is it possible at all to plan and design successful new cities? Or should we rather take a look at the history of " unplanned" or "selforganized" cities, to learn how to design informally? Are the planned and unplanned two opposite poles or are they actually in a symbolic relation? How can elements like flexibility and changeability be incorporated into offcial planning? How can non-professional agents be involved in the process in a way that is credible and more tahn mare lip service?