Gerretsen describes mechanisms that are used in The Netherlands to fill the gap between local governments and the regional scale in the development processes of large urban areas, involving multiple stakeholders to develop the international position of the region. He clarifies the role of design to accompany the development process and help deliver a vision. He describes the fundamental change from large scale housing development in greenfield areas to inner-city mixed-use development tied to existing infrastructure and qualities.
INTA Roundtables: Nangang 2011 presentation Paul Gerretsen
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