review and critical evaluation of strategic approaches to urban regeneration

by Alan McGregor

Publisher: Scottish Homes in Edinburgh

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StatementAlan McGregor and Duncan Maclennan with David Donnison, Barbara Gemmell and Andrew MacArthur.
SeriesResearch report -- no.22, Research report (Scottish Homes) -- no.22.
ContributionsMaclennan, Duncan., Scottish Homes (Organisation)
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Open LibraryOL18261843M
ISBN 101874170460

  In Western Europe, both France and Spain have implemented major projects that serve as good examples of urban regeneration. This paper identifies, classifies and analyses the main French and Spanish urban-river regeneration projects described in studies published since through a literature review and a statistical treatment of data. Appealing to upper level undergraduate and masters' students, academics and others involved in urban renewal, the book offers a rich combination of theoretical insight and empirical analysis, contributing to literature on gentrification, the right to the city, and community participation in neighbourhood change. The government's approach to evaluation of regeneration initiatives focuses on value for money and thus limits the scope and relevance of evaluation. I argue that there is a need to revisit the limitations of the current approach and to explore other approaches. Here are a few examples of strategic thinking questions to ask in the process of critical evaluation: Is the idea rational? Is the source credible? Was the information from a trusted expert, or was it hearsay? What are the assumptions and biases with each option? Identify proof that exists to support the theory; 5. Understand the Consequences.

  Urban Regeneration is widely discussed but less widely understood. Fully revised with important new policy, case studies and international analysis, the Second Edition of Urban Regeneration will correct that. The 16 chapters, written by leading experts, are organised into four sections: The Context for Urban Regeneration: The history and evolution Major Themes and Topics: Including . Critical Success Factors to Deliver Socially Sustainable Urban Regeneration Single task ad hoc agencies and public private partnerships (PPPs) are beneficial vehicles to deliver self-sustaining and socially sustainable urban regeneration projects. In addition, a well-resourced and integrated approach to regeneration supported by diversified and.   As well as proving an accessible review of the theoretical literature on globalisation and its impact upon managing regeneration initiatives, this book also illustrates these theoretical debates with specific examples which provide insight to both urban and rural developments. This book will be of great interest to students, researchers and. Process evaluation, or monitoring, is conducted to as - sess whether a strategy is being implemented as planned and whether it is reaching its intended population. 3 Spe-cifically, process evaluation is a sort of quality assurance that focuses on the implementation itself and, as such, is a critical component in improving the practices that op-.

Get this from a library! The sustainable city VI: urban regeneration and sustainability. [C A Brebbia; S Hernández; Enzo Tiezzi;] -- This book addresses the many inter-related aspects of the urban environment from transport and mobility to social exclusion and crime prevention. The papers are organized under such headings as.   This study aims to propose a framework for the generation of coalitions of elementary actions in the context of urban regeneration processes and for their evaluation using a Multi Criteria Decision Analysis approach. The proposed evaluation framework supports decision makers in exploring different combinations of actions in the context of urban. Presenting case studies and examples of urban innovation and regeneration from around the world, it analyses the crucial steps and disciplines involved. It shows how to think, plan and act creatively in addressing urban issues, and how to apply the methods described in any city. The book proposes a new form of imaginative strategic urban planning.5/5(1).   In this paper, we performed a cross-case comparative analysis of the case studies presented in Table 1 to draw lessons learnt from real-life experimentation with NBS in cities. We use the Raymond et al., framework for expanded proof-of-concept and demonstration stages of NBS to organize the lessons learnt. The proof-of-concept evaluation framework includes the following seven .

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McGregor, A. and Maclennan, D. () A review and critical evaluation of strategic approaches to urban regeneration. Research Report No. Cited by: there have long been calls in Scotland for a more strategic approach to neighbourhood. A review and critical evaluation of strategic. approaches to urban regeneration.

Research Report Get this from a library. Sustainable by ?: a strategic approach to urban regeneration for Britain's cities. [Michael Carley; Karryn Kirk] -- The conclusions of a major research programme on strategic, city-wide urban regeneration are set out in this report.

Building on case studies in Birmingham, Glasgow and Edinburgh, it proposes an. Hence, the need to radically reassess the vehicles of urban change is pervasive, and more comprehensive implementations of urban regeneration offer a key approach.

`It [Urban Regeneration] Should make life somewhat easier for practitioners and will offer a further stimulus to the development of taught courses in the not-so-gentle art of regeneration' - Urban StudiesProviding students and practitioners with a detailed overview of the key theoretical and applied issues, this book is a comprehensive and integrated primer on regeneration.4/5(3).

An influencing paradigm which presented as an integrated approach in social, cultural, environmental and economical dimensions is the concept of sustainable Urban Regeneration, which tries to. Designing successful urban regeneration strategies through a behavioral decision aiding approach it uses a facilitated modeling approach to embed MCDA within a strategic planning process that starts from the development of the map representing the local needs/values and leads to the preliminary map of recommended actions (i.e.

masterplan. In this study, the urban regeneration stations (URSs) detailed in the urban regeneration policy of the Taipei Urban Regeneration Office were selected as the evaluation targets. Subsequently, the evaluation results were used to create a set of strategic management indicators focused on culture-led urban regeneration.

The impacts of their critical conditions go beyond the limits of the damaged urban fragments, involving the built environment, society, economy, culture and conditioning quality of life.

This paper proposes a methodological approach to landscape design supported by an evaluation framework to orient strategic design planning with specific. This book is the result of a three day workshop on "Evaluation in theory and practice in spatial planning" held in Ramsey Hall, University College London, in September a critical review of recent studies on sustainable urban renewal over the period Urban renewal, urban regeneration, urban redevelopment, and urban part reviews the evaluation of urban renewal in terms of the two sub-systems.

Design. Buy Sustainable by ?: Strategic Approach to Urban Regeneration for Britain's Cities (Area Regeneration series) 1 by Carley, Michael, Kirk, Karryn (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Michael Carley, Karryn Kirk.

This paper focuses on an integrated multi-methodological evaluation process; it aimed at supporting public administrators in developing alternative strategies for intervention in urban planning and urban regeneration processes that focus on abandoned urban areas located in a central position.

In order to transform crisis areas into areas with new opportunities, starting with their. urban tourism and regeneration (e.g. Law) have highlighted successful examples of tourism being linked to economic regeneration.

More especially, in a context of global restructuring. A Strategic Approach to Regeneration in Britain's Cities P., forthcoming, “Problem definition and re-evaluating a policy: The real successes of a regeneration policy” Critical Policy Studies Google Scholar.

Midwinter, Book Review: Urban Regeneration in the UK:. Evaluating urban regeneration: An assessment of the effectiveness of physical regeneration initiatives on run-down industrial sites in the Netherlands Adams, D, De Sousa, C, Tiesdell, S () Brownfield development: A comparison of North American and British approaches.

Urban Studies 75 Evaluation Review `It [Urban Regeneration] Should make life somewhat easier for practitioners and will offer a further stimulus to the development of taught courses in the not-so-gentle art of regeneration' - Urban Studies Providing students and practitioners with a detailed overview of the key theoretical and applied issues, this book is a comprehensive and integrated primer on regeneration.

Concerns expressed about these approaches in the general development literature are traced in sport-for-development evaluation. Keywords sport-for-development, evaluation, critical perspectives Baker, J.L. Evaluating the impact of development projects.

Urban Planning and Design Strategy for Regenerating Inner City Nowadays many of developed countries are implementing strategy to make a sustainable urban form. One of the strategies on making the sustainable urban form is the urban regeneration. The urban regeneration process requires the three pillars of sustainability.

the type of urban development we should strive for, as well as a clear accountability framework for achieving it. The motto “leave no one behind” is a challenge that should be applied to every district and neighbourhood.

Today, urbanisation and urban regeneration are seen as the 21st-century’s most transformative trend. Regarding the strategic urban regeneration projects in the urban management model, their successful implementation requires a system of developing new urban management and policy instruments and a continuous system of monitoring and evaluating the effects that projects have on urban development.

It is necessary to distinguish between the. The aim of this paper is to highlight some perspectives for the sustainable development of Naples, to direct future policies for the city. The proposed approach is based on the Historic Urban Landscape, which, being structurally integrated/systemic, allows the relationship between the historic center and the waterfront, as well as many contradictions, to be overcome, which in the city of.

This paper develops a critical perspective on 'design-led' urban regeneration, which is a fuzzy term used to describe a diverse raft of economic development strategies. A definition of design is outlined and then utilised in an assessment of a number of local and regional design-led urban regeneration schemes.

The book adopts a multi-disciplinary perspective, drawing together ideas from the geography, urban planning and tourism literatures, as well as from the emerging events and regeneration fields. It illustrates arguments with a range of international case studies placed within and at the end of chapters to show positive outcomes that have been.

In critical urban studies, managed urban regeneration has been linked to trajectories of neo‐liberalising urban policy and urban entrepreneurialism.

While the insights arising from this work have been many and valuable, significant gaps remain particularly in terms. Urban Regeneration & Social Sustainability: best practice from European cities examines the extent to which social sustainability is incorporated within urban regeneration projects in the EU, but also investigates how local authorities, developers, investors and other key stakeholders approach sustainability.

The book covers the recent economic. Gerard van Bortel, David Mullins, Critical perspectives on network governance in urban regeneration, community involvement and integration, Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, /s, 24, 2, (), (). Project, by highlighting that regeneration is an important issue driving the production of contemporary housing in Europe.

The presented review is part of wider research and pedagogical work aimed at identifying significant conceptual, contextual and policy changes affecting housing regeneration demand.

Examples of urban regeneration programmes on. Enlarged concepts of built environment as SES and urban metabolism are keys to a regenerative development which, as defined by Mang and Reed (, p. ), is “a system of technologies and strategies for generating the patterned whole-system understanding of a place, and developing the strategic systemic thinking capacities and the self-organizing and self-evolving.

The case study analysis focuses on two urban regeneration projects, representing two major approaches of regeneration practices in Japanese cities, namely “project-based” and “plan-based” approaches.

Research findings demonstrate that urban regeneration could help in reorganising existing urban areas in a climate-friendly manner. Urban Regeneration book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Urban Regeneration book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Start your review of Urban Regeneration: A Critical Perspective. Write a review. Victoria Hill is currently reading it Blake Payne is currently reading it.Urban Regeneration Practice: 'Eco-City' During the s and the s, the term ‘ecocity’ remained as a concept pertaining to ideas of sustainable urban planning, StudentShare Our website is a unique platform where students can share their papers in a matter of giving an example of the work to be done.Keywords: competitive advantage, fit theory, strategic analysis.

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