Just out: The first of the Royal Town Planning Institute’s centenary papers in the Planning Horizons series. Thinking Spatially: Why places need to be at the heart of policy-making in the twenty-first century. Illustrated, closely-argued and fully referenced, the paper shows that by thinking spatially the connections and the solutions to the challenges become more apparent. The central message – a call to action for everyone involved in public policy – is that policy needs to be more integrated and strategic through a better understanding of the differences between places.

If you are looking for something to explain planning to non-specialists, the Royal Town Planning Institute has two new resources you can use!

  • ‘Worldwide Value of Planning’ is an eight-page illustrated booklet showing the difference that planning can make, with examples drawn from all over the world Download [pdf, 7MB]

Royal Town Planning Institute

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